Rossman/Chance Applet Collection

Allan Rossman (Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, US)
Beth Chance (Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, US)
Session Information
July 13, 2011 - 10:40am
Session Type: 
MERLOT Award Winner
Virtual Session
Session Chair: 
Cathy Cheal

This is an extensive collection of java applets that focus on topics related to probability and statistics. There are currently 28 applets in the collection, and the applets are designed to illustrate topics such as data analysis, sampling distributions, probability and inference, randomization distribution simulations, and mathematical models.

Extended Abstract

2011 MERLOT Award Winner - Statistics

Lead Presenter

Beth Chance and Allan Rossman are Professors of Statistics at Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo. They have co-authored the Workshop Statistics series and also of Investigating Statistical Concepts, Applications, and Methods, both of which adopt an active learning approach to learning introductory statistics. They are both Fellows of the American Statistical Association and heavily involved in the Advanced Placement program in Statistics. Dr. Chance was the inaugural winner of the Waller Education Award for innovation and excellence in teaching introductory statistics. Dr. Rossman was one of the recipients of the Mathematical Association of Americas Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in 2010.