Tag: teaching

204 How would you explain Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) to a layperson? 2010-07-19T23:21:05.320

109 Free statistical textbooks 2010-07-19T23:29:54.663

109 Intuitive explanation for dividing by $n-1$ when calculating standard deviation? 2010-10-23T22:04:57.160

95 Locating freely available data samples 2010-07-19T19:15:59.303

92 What's the difference between probability and statistics? 2010-07-26T20:17:17.680

67 Examples for teaching: Correlation does not mean causation 2010-07-19T19:31:47.363

55 How to visualize what ANOVA does? 2010-12-08T21:45:45.977

54 Why continue to teach and use hypothesis testing (when confidence intervals are available)? 2011-02-07T18:05:50.610

46 Why do we care so much about normally distributed error terms (and homoskedasticity) in linear regression when we don't have to? 2014-12-30T22:22:00.057

39 Good games for learning statistical thinking? 2012-05-22T12:04:45.077

38 Tiny (real) datasets for giving examples in class? 2011-01-03T22:23:41.990

35 What is your favorite layman's explanation for a difficult statistical concept? 2010-07-19T22:43:50.967

33 How to teach students who fear statistics? 2010-10-02T17:06:33.500

33 Why is it bad to teach students that p-values are the probability that findings are due to chance? 2011-10-13T02:55:04.467

32 What is the hardest statistical concept to grasp? 2011-01-27T03:57:01.977

31 Is there a Project Euler-alike for machine learning? 2012-02-10T23:04:12.313

29 Strategies for teaching the sampling distribution 2012-08-23T08:59:55.627

27 Teaching first Bayesian or frequentist statistics 2017-01-25T09:59:14.440

26 Self study vs a taught education? 2012-03-29T21:21:32.330

22 Suggestions for improving a probability and statistics cheat sheet 2011-03-01T06:45:55.910

21 Good online resource with tips on graphing association between two numeric variables under various conditions 2011-07-17T07:23:53.393

19 Real life examples of distributions with negative skewness 2014-03-07T16:33:02.093

19 What should be taught first: Probability or Statistics? 2016-06-20T07:57:26.373

18 How to explain hypothesis testing for teenagers in less than 10 minutes? 2015-02-08T20:48:05.923

17 Learning statistical concepts through data analysis exercises 2011-05-20T18:18:51.617

17 Should we teach kurtosis in an applied statistics course? If so, how? 2015-09-15T11:35:41.097

15 How to NOT use statistics 2011-05-11T17:47:50.800

15 What are the pros and cons of learning about a distribution algorithmically (simulations) versus mathematically? 2011-05-17T18:24:27.733

15 Explaining two-tailed tests 2011-12-01T04:16:14.693

15 Why is the standard deviation defined as sqrt of the variance and not as the sqrt of sum of squares over N? 2014-09-22T17:10:30.133

14 Why do US and UK Schools Teach Different methods of Calculating the Standard Deviation? 2010-07-19T19:41:19.367

14 Sequential hypothesis testing in basic science 2010-10-25T10:14:17.670

14 What can one tell a school kid about statistics and machine learning? 2012-02-09T08:48:08.777

13 Software (or webapps) for teaching kids statistics or probability? 2011-05-26T08:32:34.833

13 How to best display graphically type II (beta) error, power and sample size? 2011-08-11T07:49:41.840

13 What's a good approach to teaching R in a computer lab? 2012-01-31T23:42:48.097

13 Any suggestions for a good undergraduate introductory textbook to statistics? 2013-01-23T14:29:18.140

12 Short online videos that could assist a lecture on statistics 2010-08-24T02:48:08.290

12 Online resources for learning statistics, exercises (with solutions)? 2010-11-23T06:53:05.397

12 References for consulting statisticians to offer their clients 2011-10-22T13:40:46.540

12 Where to find raw data about clinical trials? 2011-11-23T16:00:42.893

12 Explaining quantile regression to nonstatisticians 2012-05-13T05:06:47.813

12 Funny statistics exam answers 2012-06-18T17:01:00.950

12 Examples of processes that are not Poisson? 2012-09-19T14:58:03.897

12 An intuitive explanation why the Benjamini-Hochberg FDR procedure works? 2017-04-29T20:48:54.607

11 What is your favorite problem for an introduction to probability? 2010-09-27T10:11:37.493

10 Where can I find good statistics quizzes? 2010-07-29T23:04:08.707

10 Good text on Clinical Trials? 2010-09-17T05:05:49.097

10 Children's statistical education in different countries? 2011-05-16T19:35:27.120

10 What questions would a statistician ask about analysis of E. coli outbreak? 2011-06-14T10:53:01.613

10 Why do we say the outcome variable "is regressed on" the predictor(s)? 2016-04-15T02:25:30.710

10 Which of the following statistics courses are the most applicable and useful in finance/tech industry? 2017-04-25T03:31:45.843

10 Is linear regression obsolete? 2017-09-26T21:41:07.370

9 Which statistical software is suitable for teaching an undergraduate introductory course of statistics in social sciences? 2013-04-10T13:56:01.580

9 Recommendations for first time teacher (Intro to Biostatistics) 2013-08-06T19:02:00.977

9 What are good examples to show to undergraduate students? 2015-03-28T03:53:23.820

8 Datasets for data visualization examples, teaching and research 2011-09-27T17:41:26.123

8 Why aren't all tests scored via item analysis/response theory? 2011-11-24T00:59:25.080

8 Class activities/experiments to teach statistical concepts? 2012-04-26T22:22:35.547

8 Vector calculus in statistics 2013-02-05T18:43:40.897

8 Test of independence vs test of homogeneity 2013-11-25T15:53:28.233

8 Good PCA examples for teaching 2013-12-08T19:46:47.523

8 What would be an example of when L2 is a good loss function for computing a posterior loss? 2015-03-16T12:51:14.680

8 How can I use this data to calibrate markers with different levels of generosity in grading student papers? 2015-04-13T01:08:43.957

8 What should a graduate course in experimental design cover? 2015-10-28T17:16:36.823

8 Bayesian model comparison in high school 2016-04-22T05:27:37.843

7 How to generate user-friendly summaries of cluster analysis? 2011-03-03T11:26:58.357

7 How to gently introduce epidemiologists/public health coworkers to advanced predictive modeling? 2014-04-07T14:17:35.537

7 Demonstration of central limit theorem 2014-11-11T22:42:32.957

7 Simple real world examples for teaching Bayesian statistics? 2018-01-15T22:40:22.180

6 Is it possible to use machine learning as a method for learning stats, rather than vice-versa? 2010-07-27T12:53:30.250

6 What are good techniques and resources for teaching Bayes theorem? 2011-09-09T15:37:29.563

6 Chi square statistic and contingency coefficients 2011-10-20T07:10:20.707

6 What is the intuition behind (M)ANCOVA and when/why should one use it? 2013-10-25T00:54:47.617

6 Example of "real life" use of Bayesian inference on $\mu$ from a normal distribution? 2014-01-14T22:10:54.850

6 Statistical anecdotes 2015-10-13T09:45:11.417

6 Help explaining (offering intuition/examples of) the score function and fisher's information to students 2016-03-10T12:06:36.500

6 Generate simulated data with predefined partial correlation structure 2017-05-11T11:25:12.373

5 Learning how to use a new statistical GUI? 2010-08-19T04:35:15.690

5 Statistics and econometrics distance learning 2011-01-19T16:20:10.837

5 What are some good (ideally free) tools to give laymen access to basic statistical techniques? 2012-02-28T21:06:05.670

5 What are the Fundamentals of Applied Statistics? 2016-01-04T06:31:20.017

5 Why are regression coefficients in a factor analysis model called "loadings"? 2016-06-13T01:45:05.000

4 how would you approach giving an introductory class about Bayesian statistics? 2013-01-03T20:20:58.960

4 How should a math-paranoid programmer learn stats? 2013-03-29T00:52:34.273

4 Which statistical topics to teach in European Studies study programme? 2013-08-08T09:33:54.020

4 How is this sampling called? (getting a "representative" sample set for teaching) 2013-11-03T22:20:23.053

4 What's an intuitive way to explain the different types of validity? 2015-06-02T04:04:19.340

4 Famous historical example(s) of Type II error 2017-01-09T18:32:28.317

3 Good statistical software system for teaching response surface design? 2012-02-28T16:27:45.300

3 What factors make for a great stats book? 2012-02-29T05:06:36.370

3 Goals for students in an introductory course? 2012-06-01T05:45:34.960

3 What's an intuitive way to explain SS decomposition for a Mixed ANOVA with 1 B/S and 1 W/S variable? 2014-05-18T02:15:57.920

3 An example of delta method performing poorly 2015-03-22T02:52:43.627

3 When is 'grading on a curve' appropriate? 2015-06-25T15:34:31.993

3 Is there a standard, easy to understand example of application of statistics in the accounting profession? 2016-03-25T19:26:36.237

3 Video Lectures on Regression Modeling and Analysis 2016-07-05T01:33:31.150

3 Probability for 3rd grade 2016-09-28T23:28:54.930

3 How Can I teach someone "sampling from a given distribution" is hard? 2018-02-28T17:56:14.347