The following course will be of interest to newly appointed lecturers in statistics and those wishing to perform an accredited course in the teaching of statistics. For more information please contact the course leader or the administrator.
TEACHING STATISTICS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Prepared by the statistics team of the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA), Mathematics, Statistics and OR Network, this six-section course on Teaching Statistics in HE is offered for full-time or part-time study by university or HE staff teaching, or about to teach, statistics at university or HE level. It has been accredited as a Certificate qualification by the Royal Statistical Society and by the UK Institute for Learning and Teaching in HE.
The course can be taken in various modes
* as a one-year external distance-learning Certificate in Teaching Statistics in HE
* as a single (possibly optional) unit in a university PgCert or Diploma in Learning and Teaching
* as an ad hoc distance-learning programme with components of study chosen to suit individual needs.
Full documentation, tutorial support and assessment will be provided. In the year 2004-2005, the fee for the full course will be £400 per participant. The Certificate in Teaching Statistics in HE is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society. For self-study or review or trial by a university or HE department, a fee of £250 will apply.
For more details, potential participants or representatives of staff development units should see <http://science.ntu.ac.uk/rsscse/activities/distanceLearning.htm> or contact:
The Centre Administrator, The Royal Statistical Society Centre for Statistical Education, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU
UK (email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or
The Course Leader: Professor Vic Barnett (email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>)