Lunch and Coffee Roundtables for JSM 2008

Peter Westfall, Texas Tech University

Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education
Volume 13, Number 1 (Spring 2008)


The Stat Ed Section will sponsor an excellent set of coffee and luncheon roundtables at this year's JSM in Denver, August 4, 5, and 6. Space is limited, so make a note to sign up early. There will be one coffee roundtable and three luncheon roundtables on each of Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Topics include assessment, outreach, computing, biometrics, quantitative literacy, non-statisticians teaching statistics, barriers to learning, student evaluations, distance ed, active learning, myths and fallacies, and multivariate thinking. There is an excellent line-up of presenters including Bernie Harris, Cynthia Gargano, Deborah Nolan, Dexter Whittinghill, John Bailer, Mark Berenson, Milo Schield, Monnie McGee, Patricia Rutledge, Patti Collings, Paul Fields, and Sue B. Schou. Consider attending multiple roundtables, but again, space is limited, so sign up early.


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