MIDWEST CONFERENCE ON TEACHING STATISTICS

K.L.D. Gunawardena
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education
Volume 2, Number 2 (Summer 1996)


The Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is proud to organize a conference for teachers of statistics. The conference will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 21, and end at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, 1997.

The purpose of the conference is to share the latest ideas and information on issues related to teaching statistics at all levels. The conference will feature invited presentations by leading statistics educators, and contributed paper sessions consistent with the mission of the conference. Authors wishing to contribute a 20 minute paper should submit an abstract (e-mail submission is preferred) by December 1, 1996. Conference programs with information concerning registration and housing will be available after January 1, 1997.

The scheduled keynote speakers include Professors Donald Bentley (Pomona College), Joan Garfield (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities), Dennis Gilliland (Michigan State University), Robert Wardrop (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Jeffrey Witmer (Oberlin College).

Registration forms and updated information are available from the Department of Mathematics home page: http://www.uwosh.edu/departments/mathematics.

For further information please contact:

K.L.D. Gunawardena
Department of Mathematics
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (414) 424-1056
E-mail: gunaward@vaxa.cis.uwosh.edu


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