Getting "Beyond the Formula" in Statistics

Robert Johnson

Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education
Volume 7, Number 2 (Spring 2001)


Do you teach an Introductory Statistics course? Do you teach AP Statistics? Would you be interested in some new ideas for making the course more meaningful to the students?

"Beyond The Formula" is a two-day conference in August designed specifically for the mathematics teacher teaching introductory statistics whether it is in high school or college, whether a first time or experienced teacher. Several of the speakers are very involved in the AP program.

Fifth Annual BEYOND THE FORMULA - "Introductory Statistics for A New Century: Integrating New Curriculum Ideas and Modern Techniques into Our Beginning Statistics Course"

Date: Thursday, Aug. 2, 2001: 8:00 AM to 8:15 PM
Friday, August 3, 2001: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Location: Monroe Community College's Damon City Campus, 228 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604. The $135 registration fee includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, breaks, and materials.

Speakers: Roxy Peck, California Polytechnic State U, Keynote Speaker; Peter Carlson, Delta College; Julie Morrisett Clark, Hollins University; Gloria Dion, Educational Testing Service; Robert W. Hayden, Plymouth State College; Jim Higgins, Kansas State U; John P. Holcomb, Jr., Cleveland State U; Deborah J. Rumsey, Ohio State U; Tom Short, Villanova U; Mike Simpson, Key College Publishing

Visit our website: http://www.monroecc.edu/depts/math/beyond1.htm to find out about the Beyond The Formula conferences: History, 2001 Program Details, Registration Information and Form, Hotel and Travel Information. If you require further information: EMAIL: beyondtheformula@monroecc.edu or call: 716-292-2931, POST: Beyond The Formula, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY 14623, CALL: 716-292-2931 or 315-595-2844.

THIS IS A GREAT TWO-DAY CONFERENCE. IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY MADE PLANS TO ATTEND, IT'S NOT TOO LATE. REGISTER TODAY!!!


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