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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 12, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Seattle, Washington

The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee is pleased to sponsor a Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings* in Seattle, Washington on August 12, 2015. 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.

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/2015.

Location:

Seattle, Washington, Washington State Convention Center or nearby hotel (workshop meeting room location will be provided in follow up communication)

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:

More information and online registration will be available soon. Space is limited. If interested in attending, please plan to register as soon as possible.

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.