Buy Collaborative Statistics on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino. Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California.

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For you to have the best experience on Lulu. In the Linear Regression and Correlation, for example, I can do with a lot less manual calculation and sketching of the Least Square line. The definition of Median p. On the other hand the use of calculators is substantially confined to specific sections near the ends of units; perhaps these could be replaced by computing units. The data are from a normal distribution. The text does not teach any statistical software.

The only really awkward place that I noticed was introducing box-plots before measures of centre or location.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Obviously, there will be some requirements when it comes to sequencing that are part of the nature of the course, but the content is presented in sections that are divided at natural breaking points resulting in self-contained areas that provide the instructor with a decent collaboratice of modularity.

However, these instructions are limited only to the use of specific calculators, the TI 83 and 84 series. Get to Know Us. Terminology is also consistent. I see the value in this but worry that the result is data which is unconnected with the life science material the students are studying elsewhere.

The text appears to be very formula heavy.

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Teaching should be highly interactive. Maria Palmer is currently reading it Oct 20, I will start, then, with the question: Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon for example, “The copyrighted work at issue is the image that appears on http: Juliet marked it as to-read Apr 17, For an introductory course or a reference, this book has comprehensive coverage of the intended content.


Occasionally they seem to pick a piece of jargon and re-use it rather than re-explain but generally it is quite all right. This is a serious shortcoming in my opinion.

In the text, they are enmeshed. For any particular sample ofif you are sampling with replacement, statisstics chance of picking the first person is out of 10, 0.

English Choose a language for shopping. I did notice that the text does not cover effect size and statistical power is only briefly covered. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Is the bar graph in example 2.

Collaborative Statistics

The text is illlwsky very garbara in some places less so in others. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. Our emphasis in this text is on four main concepts: The book alsocontains labs that use real data and practices that lead students step by step through the problem solvingprocess. Although I understand that, from a pedagogical point of view, it is sometimes preferable to present students, especially at the introductory level, with a ‘simplified’ definition the can understand intuitively as opposed to a technically correct one that may confuse or discourage learning, a footnote explaining how this definition may not work in some situations is needed.

For example, each chapter follows a consistent structure and provides practice and homework problems in a similar format. The clarity is exceptional. I found the book to be very accurate.


I think sometimes the authors are not careful about explaing new words as they use them; they appear to forget occasionally that some of these words have multiple technical uses. To ask other readers questions about Collaborative Statisticsplease sign up. It also gives relatively clear instructions on how to create a frequency table and histogram including detailed instructions for calculating the number of bars of width 1 statisticss to graph data consisting of the integers 1, 2 ,3 ,4, 5, and 6.

Return to Book Page. Luis marked it as to-read Jan 26, The material was presented in a logical flow that built appropriately from one topic to the next.

In particulart n and p in a Binomial model have not been connected to the population values of some numbers which is the previous meaning assigned to “parameter”. Comments very well-written text. Other than race and ethnicity, it is also important to me that a text is inclusive of people from different economic backgrounds.

In my opinion, virtually every graph in the chapter on graphing is done badly but they are not really errors. This textbook provides thorough coverage of this topic and many practice Refresh and try again. The index makes it particularly easy to locate specific terms, tests, practice problems, and homework assignments.

Book covers the topics we currently cover in our Basic Statistics course read more. I reviewed using the pdf version of the book. Use technology for developing conceptual understanding and analyzing data 6.