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Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS)

BAPS - Beyond AP Statistics

A WORKSHOP FOR EXPERIENCED TEACHERS

Sponsor: ASA-NCTM Joint Committee on the Curriculum in Statistics and Probability

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Boston, Massachusetts

The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee is pleased to sponsor a Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings* in Boston, Massachusetts on August 6, 2014. Organized by Roxy Peck, the BAPS workshop is offered for AP statistics teachers and consists of enrichment material just beyond the basic AP syllabus. The course is divided into four sessions led by noted statisticians.

Presenters:

Allan Rossman and Beth Chance, Cal Poly - Inference for Paired Data
Tom Short, John Carroll University, Logistic Regression
Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University - What Do We Do When Assumptions Are Not Met?
James Cochran, University of Alabama - Engaging Students in Statistics

Cost:

The course fee for the full day is $50. Please note: Course attendees do not need to register for the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)* in order to participate in this workshop, although there is discount JSM registration for K-12 teachers available at www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2014.

Location:

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center or a nearby conference hotel (workshop meeting room location to be announced)

Provided:

Refreshments (lunch on your own)
Handouts
Pass to attend the Exhibit Hall at the Joint Statistical Meetings
Certificate of participation from the American Statistical Association (ASA) certifying professional development hours
Optional graduate credit available

Registration:

BAPS registration is closed. For late registration questions, please contact Rebecca@amstat.org.

Questions:

Contact Rebecca Nichols at rebecca@amstat.org or call (703) 684-1221 ext. 1877

*The Joint Statistical Meetings are the largest annual gathering of statisticians, where thousands from around the world meet to share advances in statistical knowledge. The JSM activities include statistics and statistics education sessions, posters sessions, and the exhibit hall.