Item description for Workshop Statistics by James H. Albert...
The "workshop approach" builds upon analysis of genuine data and leads to practical working experience. Unique in its format, the text allows students to discover statistical concepts, explore statistical principles, and apply statistical techniques. The book, in addition to the numerous activities and exercises around which the text is built, includes basic text exposition for each topic, concept "wrap-ups", and data appendices. Among the many features are an emphasis on Bayesian techniques, which focus on the concept of statistical inference.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.84" Width: 7.72" Height: 1.19" Weight: 3.21 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2001
Publisher Key College
ISBN 1930190123 ISBN13 9781930190122
Availability 0 units.
More About James H. Albert
Albert, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
Reviews - What do customers think about Workshop Statistics?
A High School Math Teacher's Point of View Oct 19, 2002
This is an excellent book. Its lab-style approach with practical / tangible sets of data coupled with on-target follow-up questions makes this a wonderful book to teach and learn from. This version of the textbook focuses on using a TI-83 calculator to organize, display and analyze data in most of the problems. Managing the data lists for the TI-83 calculators in class can be difficult. I recommend that you ... download the program files that Al Coons put together. He placed all the individual data lists for each problem into programs. This makes it easy to manage and transfer these files to other calculators. Especially between TI-83+ and TI-83 calculators. Solutions to the "Activities" problems and various supplementary materials can be downloaded.... I recommend using Adobe Acrobat to download the "Activities" solutions. I made the mistake of using an old web-browser and wasted a whole summer copying and pasting. This may sound obvious, but it must be stressed....Answer all of the problems that you plan to work on in class or assign for homework prior to the actual class. Some problems require advance preparation or data collected from previous class activity problems. You need to find this out before walking into a classroom. This is the first time that I've taught an AP-Statistics course and the approach of this book takes a little getting used to. I'm having a ball! I rely heavily upon this book and the Barron's AP-Statistics study guide. Good Luck. It's a great book!
Complicated but easy to understand. Oct 22, 1999
I read this book during my senior AP Bio class. My Biology teacher yelled at me for reading it during her class. So I left, because I didn't want to be yelled at. I then received a detention. Then I couldn't do my statistics homework and I failed the class. The book was stimulating if somewhat bland. I am writing this in a Starbucks in Toronto.
Really easy to understand. Great way to explore your TI-83. May 11, 1999
I used this book in my AP Statistics class my senior year of high school. The Workshop Statistics book was really easy to follow and understand. I have always had a hard time with math, but when I used this book, I picked up on the concepts quicker. The only problem I had with this book is the fact that explanations of the formulas and procedures were not expained as clearly as I would have liked. This book is also a great way to orient yourself with your TI-83 scientific calculator (Texas Instraments).