JSDSE March Issue Offers 10 Features

Nicholas Horton, Incoming JSDSE Editor

The March 2022 issue of the Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education features 10 articles, plus an editorial. JSDSE is an open-access publication of the American Statistical Association and Taylor & Francis.

The editorial, titled “30 Years of the Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education,” looks back to 1993 and the founding of what was then the Journal of Statistics Education as an open-access electronic journal.

Dennis Tay’s paper, “Metaphor Types as Strategies for Teaching Regression to Novice Learners,” explores ways of deepening student understanding of data ethics through repeated exposure.

In “Data Detectives: A Data Science Program for Middle Grade Students,” JaCoya Thompson and Golnaz Arastoopour Irgens describe an introductory curriculum for an out-of-school enrichment program.

Jacqueline Herman and April Kerby-Helm share results from their study in “Question of the Week: Can a Low-Stakes Assignment Improve Students’ Attitudes?”

In her paper “Statistical Skills Gaps of Professors of Education at US Universities and HBCUs,” Kimberlee Everson reports about statistical skills and software abilities for education professors.

Eric Vance, Jessica Alzen, and Heather Smith write about a way to increase the impact of statisticians and data scientists in “Creating Shared Understanding in Statistics and Data Science Collaborations.”

In their Teaching Statistics and Data Sciences in the Health Sciences paper, “A Model for an Undergraduate Research Experience Program in Quantitative Sciences,” Kay See Tan, Elena Elkin, and Jaya Satagopan describe an innovative undergraduate summer research program focused on oncology.

In the Interviews with Statistics Editors Section, Allan Rossman writes “Interview with Felicia Simpson: Statistics at an HBCU.”

The issue includes a Brief Communications paper by Roger Johnson, titled “Alternate Forms of the One-Way ANOVA F and Kruskal-Wallis Test Statistics,” and a Datasets and Stories article, “A Fresh Shot at Statistics in the Classroom: Three Perspectives Using World Cup Soccer Player Data,” by Brenna Curley and Anna Peterson.