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Beyond AP Statistics Workshop


Sponsor: ASA-NCTM Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability

When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Baltimore, Maryland

The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee will sponsor a Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) Workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings* in Baltimore, Maryland, August 2, 2017. Organized by Roxy Peck, the BAPS workshop is offered for AP Statistics teachers and consists of enrichment material just beyond the basic AP syllabus. The course is divided into four sessions led by noted statisticians. Topics in recent years have included experimental design, topics in survey methodology, multiple regression, logistic regression, what to do when assumptions are not met, and randomization tests.

Cost: The course fee for the full day is $50. Please note: Course attendees do not need to register for the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)* to participate in this workshop, although there is a discounted JSM registration for K-12 teachers available.

Location: The University of Maryland, Baltimore (workshop meeting room TBD)

Provided: Refreshments (lunch on your own), handouts, pass to attend the exhibit hall at the Joint Statistical Meetings, certificate of participation from the American Statistical Association certifying professional development hours, and optional graduate credit available.

Registration: Registrations will be accepted until the course fills, but should arrive no later than July 14, 2017. Space is limited. If interested in attending, please register as soon as possible.

Questions: Email Rebecca Nichols or call (703) 684-1221, Ext. 1877.

*The Joint Statistical Meetings are the largest annual gathering of statisticians, where thousands from around the world meet to share advances in statistical knowledge. JSM activities include statistics and statistics education sessions, poster sessions, and an exhibit hall.