Tuesday 26 October 2010
RSSCSE University of Plymouth PL4 8AA
Higher Education Day
To mark the launch of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) ten-year statistical literacy campaign, the Royal Statistical Society Centre for Statistical Education (RSSCSE) and the University of Plymouth are pleased to host a series of free statistical education days and workshops from 20 – 26 October. These not to be missed events will include a number of presentations by leading international experts, presenting ground breaking aspects of statistics teaching and learning.
If you would like to attend the HE day or any of the other days please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or visit www.rsscse.org.uk<https://webmail.plymouth.ac.uk/OWA/UrlBlockedError.aspx> to register.
Please note the change to the previously advertised session 6 on the programme: Professor MacGillivray’s presentation will be replaced by ‘GENSTAT for Learning and Teaching’ by Darren Murray of Genstat.
FREE HIGHER EDUCATION DAY PROGRAMME 26 October 2010
Registration and refreshments
Professor Neville Davies, Director, Royal Statistical Centre for Statistical Education, University of Plymouth
Session 1: Visual Inferences and Gaining Inzight
Chris Wild, Professor of Statistics, University of Auckland
Coffee / Tea break
Session 2: Statistics: Why do we need it? – and if we do, how should it be taught?
Chris Triggs, Professor and Head of Department of Statistics, University of Auckland
Session 3: R 4 US (R for Undergraduate Statistics)
Dr Julian Stander, University of Plymouth
Session 4: Analysis of the UK National Survey (NSS) for STEM subjects
Dr Paul Hewson, RSSCSE, University of Plymouth
Session 5: A Dynamic In-class Survey Tool with Real Time Data retrieval for Teaching Statistics
Associate Professor John Marriott, Dr Ewan Crawford and Professor Neville Davies, RSSCSE and Maths, Stats and OR Network
Coffee / Tea break
Session 6: Genstat for Learning and Teaching
Darren Murray, Genstat
If you would like to attend the HE day or any of the other days please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or visit www.rsscse.org.uk<https://webmail.plymouth.ac.uk/OWA/UrlBlockedError.aspx> to register your interest.
Neville Davies, RSSCSE, University of Plymouth.
You may leave the list at any time by sending the command
to [log in to unmask], leaving the subject line blank.