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BAPS - Beyond AP Statistics
A WORKSHOP FOR EXPERIENCED TEACHERS
Sponsor: ASA-NCTM Joint Committee on the Curriculum in Statistics and Probability
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee is pleased to sponsor a Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings* in San Diego, California on August 1, 2012. 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. Topics in recent years have included experimental design, topics in survey methodology, multiple regression, logistic regression, what to do when assumptions are not met, and randomization tests.
Allan Rossman, Cal Poly - Randomization Tests
Tom Short, John Carroll University, Logistic Regression
Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University - What Do We Do When Assumptions Are Not Met?
James Cochran, Louisiana Tech University - Engaging Students in Statistics
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/2012.
Hilton San Diego Bayfront, located at 1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101 near the San Diego Convention Center (workshop meeting room location to be announced)
Refreshments (lunch on your own)
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
More information and online registration will be available in April 2012 at www.amstat.org/education/baps. Registrations will be accepted until the course fills, but should arrive no later than July 12, 2012. Space is limited. If interested in attending, please register as soon as possible.
Contact Rebecca Nichols at email@example.com 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.