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View Resource **Signal Detection Theory Tutorial

Every day we have to make decisions about uncertain events like, 'Is that my phone ringing or one on the television?', or, 'Is the person talking to me telling the truth?' In this tutorial, you will learn about the Signal Detection Theory (SDT) model of how people make decisions about uncertain events. This tutorial explains the theory behind signal detection, covers several SDT measures of...

http://wise.cgu.edu/sdtmod/
View Resource Confronting Some Statistical Inference Misconceptions

This lesson poses a series of questions designed to challenge students' possible misconceptions of statistical inference and hypothesis testing. The lesson uses the statistical software, Fathom, and three datasets with information on the number of chips per canister distributed by a snack maker. The data can found at the relation address below.

http://mtweb.mtsu.edu/rowell/presentations/CAUSEway/4technol...
View Resource Webinar: Is the iPod shuffle feature truly random? A simulation activity.

June 23, 2009 Activity webinar presented and hosted by Leigh Slauson, Otterbein College. This webinar describes an activity that uses the playlist from an iPod music player to teach the concept of random selection, the various sampling techniques, and the use of simulation to estimate probability. The webinar includes a discussion of the background of this activity, the learning goals of the...

http://www.causeweb.org/webinar/activity/2009-06/
View Resource Webinar: Taking your Class for a Walk ... Randomly

An important idea in statistics is that the amount of data matters. Often this is taught with formulas --- the standard error of the mean, the t-statistic, etc. --- in which the sample size appears in a denominator as √n. This is fine, so far as it goes, but it often fails to connect with a student's intuition. This webinar describes a kinesthetic learning activity --- literally a random...

http://www.causeweb.org/webinar/activity/2009-10/
View Resource **Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) Modeler

The SOCR Modeler allows the user to compare data with typical statistical models such as the beta distribution, exponential, gamma, Poisson, etc. The user can adjust the bin ranges for the data comparison.

http://socr.stat.ucla.edu/htmls/SOCR_Modeler.html
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