Front Matter

This website is intended to serve as an organizational hub for the most current version of the CATALST Project’s Statistical Thinking: A Simulation Approach to Modeling Uncertainty. Here you will be able to access materials such as readings, data sets, and the lab manual. The website also includes helpful links and resources for each of the course topics.

The resources that accompany this website include:

You can read more about these resources in the introduction.

Licensing and Attribution

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The work to create the material appearing in the book was made possible by the National Science Foundation (DUE–0814433).

The material on this website and in the lab manual is a direct reflection of the ideas, work, and effort of several Catalysts for Change. They include (alphabetically): Ethan Brown, Jonathan Brown, Dan Butler, Tony Casci, Beth Chance, George Cobb, Robert delMas, Katherine Edwards, Michelle Everson, Jeffrey Finholm, Chris Fiscus, Elizabeth Fry, Joan Garfield, Theresa Gieschen, Meg Goerdt, Robert Gould, Adam Gust, Melissa Hanson, John Holcomb, Michael Huberty, Rebekah Isaak, Kari Johnson, Nicola Justice, Laura Le, Chelsey Legacy, Suzanne Loch, Matthew Mullenbach, Michael Nguyen, Amy Okan, Allan Rossman, Anelise Sabbag, Andrew Zieffler, and Laura Ziegler

Additionally, some of the activities presented in the lab manual were originally developed by Beth Chance, George Cobb, John Holcomb, and Allan Rossman as part of their NSF-funded project Concepts of Statistical Inference: A Randomization-Based Curriculum (NSF CCLI- DUE-0633349).


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