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For example, one of the sections I will assign is “Histograms”, section 2. The text is completely understandable to one who has studied statistics illowsiy generally clear. The text is written very clearly in some places less so in others.
In any case I would much prefer a text which did not have so many formulas and symbols for the non-calculus introductions. I don’t think the presentation of the material could be called modern but the basic ideas underlying the Neyman-Pearson approach have not changed so this is probably ok.
I am reviewing a textbook for an introductory Statistics course. Be the first to ask a question about Collaborative Statistics. I did not observe any numerical errors or other obvious errors. Binomial, Geometric, Hypergeometric, Uniform, Exponential and finally normal. I personally would not consider adopting it without extensive revision. Unfortunately the solution adopted here relies on calculators rather than computers.
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There are also small details of the typesetting that make this even more difficult. While I certainly find the lessons in the book to be colkaborative, that does not necessarily imply the titular collaborative characteristic. I found that I had to flip back and forth between pages on my computer or tablet when this occurred if using an electronic version of the text.
Obviously, there will be some requirements when it comes to sequencing that are part of the nature of the course, but the content is presented in sections that are divided at natural breaking points resulting in self-contained areas that provide the instructor with collaboraitve decent level of modularity. Lulu Staff has been notified of a possible violation of the terms of our Membership Agreement.
This book contains illowskyy, practice problems, labs, and projects.
coloaborative The text covers most of the areas that would normally be included in collaboratjve introductory course with a few exceptions that I will note later.
Waymond added it Oct 08, It also uses the graphical calculator in all aspects of statistical analysis. This text has different mix of questions for students to solve which is a good thing for a student taking an Intro to statistics course, but there should have been time period for which the data used in this book was obtained.
The book focuses on applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. This will be a problem for a long time to come byy on-line materials and is not limited to this text. For my several hour review, I could not find a single error or typo.
Each chapter builds on the material presented in earlier chapters in an appropriate order. I would suggest some formatting be used to distinguish between formulas, worked examples, practice problems, etc.
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An on-line course based on the textbook was also developed by Illowsky and Dean. In addition to business examples that refer, for example, to sales figures in the millions of dollars, there are also many examples of situations that working class or middle class people barbata find themselves in. I will probably supplement with data from current events anyway.
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Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky. However, at times, I needed to read through the entire section, then revist early paragrpahs to get the entire message. I clicked on a number of links in the text and a depressing number did not lead to the objects they should have. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. These sections could be arranged in such a way that updates can include instructions for TI Nspire and other calculators or even software like R.
I did not find any cases where the text was culturally insensitive.
As mentioned before in my comprehensive comments, it will be good to have a mix of technology use instructions barvara perform some of the computations, like using Excel, Minitab or SPSS. Our agents will determine if the content reported is inappropriate or not based on the guidelines provided and will then take action where needed.