FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP From PRE-STAT

An NSF Faculty Enhancement Project
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
July 25 - July 31, 1999

Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education
Volume 5, Number 2 (Summer 1999)


WHO IS IT FOR? College faculty who are involved with the preparation of middle or secondary level mathematics teachers and have an interest in improving the statistics education components of their curriculum. Previous participants have included faculty from mathematics, mathematics education, statistics and professional education.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT? The goal of the PRE-STAT project is to improve statistical education in the middle and secondary schools. The workshop focuses on statistical concepts, pedagogy and curriculum for these grade levels.

WHAT DOES IT COST? Room and board, materials, and tuition are provided by the project. Participants must provide their own transportation.

WHERE DO I GET ADDITIONAL INFORMATION?
Web site: www.prestat.appstate.edu/
E-mail: PERRYLM@APPSTATE.EDU
Snail mail: Mike Perry
Department of Mathematical Sciences
ASU
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262 2362.

Invitations may be offered as early as March 15, 1999, but applications will be accepted through June 15.


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