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Session 4 - Visualizing Data with Alison Snieckus

Alison Snieckus of Wikieducator

Overview

Alison Snieckus is an educator , and a measurement statistician.  She worked at Educational Testing Service (ETS) from 1986-2000. She left ETS to homeschool her children. As a homeschooler, she has been involved in projects to provide teens opportunities to study together, and recently joined the staff of the Princeton Learning Cooperative, a personalized learnig community for teens.  She has recently taught statistics at Rutgers School of Education.

Alison is an active contributor in Wikieducator, as you can see from her Wikieducator page. She is passionate about the teaching of statistics and will focus in her seminar on visualizing statistics through graphs.

 Reading, Viewing and Listening Materials

Joy of Stats

Stats and Florence Nightingale

Statistical Reasoning

Graphing Inequalities

Graphing Inequalities Animation

CNN $$$

Graph Theory and Network Science:The Basics

Labspace

Junk Charts

Flowing Data

Seminar


Time:8:00 p.m. Moscow; 5:00 p.m. London; 12 noon New York; 9:00 a.m. Los Angeles; midnight Thursday Beijing. See here for other time zone conversions

Recorded session: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/playback.jnlp?psid=2012-11-08.0929.M.781C5F851C542973E43667095023AD.vcr&sid=2012301

 

You Tube link

 

Activities

Check out some graphs at this site:  http://www.gapminder.org/Blog about what you liked best.

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