Digital Resources for Mastering Basic Statistical Analyses

For the past 40 years I have taught a course called Statistics and Experimental Design required of Carroll Psychology majors. I summarized my teaching philosophy […]

Day 1 Jitters: 2018

Tomorrow I meet with my students for the first time. Even after four decades of teaching I shall be nervous, though for different reasons than […]

Curious David Redux: Musings and Swan Song about Teaching Statistics

I draw upon this material in the introductory chapter of a book I am working on. Dec 7, 2009 As I’ve documented elsewhere, I have […]

What REALLY Occurs in My Statistics Lab!

               

Day 1 (Professor’s Perspective) September 2017

Even after almost 40 years of teaching at Carroll, the first day of class is anxiety-arousing, pressured, critical, and rewarding. As a youth, I was […]

Protected: Everything You Forgot from My Statistics Class: The Best of Curious David

This post is password protected. You must visit the website and enter the password to continue reading. Filed under: Carroll University USA, Curious David, PSY205, […]

Psychology 205 Resources: Quizlet, StarQuiz, Research Randomizer, and SPSS.

I have come to believe that a syllabus should be a dynamic learning tool. To that end on the first day of class I randomly […]

Musings about the Teaching of Statistics: The Best of Curious David

Below is a first draft outline of an ebook I am contemplating writing. I share it at this time welcoming feedback. I shall use this draft as part […]

Opening Pandora’s Box

I’m glancing at a research article “The Pandora Effect: The Power and Peril of Curiosity” by Christopher K. Hsee and Bowen Ruan recently published in […]

Something Old – Something New: A Brief Introduction to Effect Sizes

I’ll probably have to defer until this summer mastering the intricacies of “The New Statistics” championed by Geoff Cumming. I want to avoid throwing the baby […]

Changes: How much tinkering should one do with a course that seems to work well?

Carroll has become a special place to me. I have been influenced greatly by its students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni. By its traditions, theater […]

Learning by Teaching: Alison’s and Lizzy’s Guide to Using SPSS Data Analysis for Simple Linear Regression

One of the many lessons I’ve learned from many years of teaching is how much I learn through the act of teaching. It recently occurred to […]

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