The Association of Statistics Lecturers in Universities (ASLU) was founded in 1983 to foster and support the development of statistical education.  This year ASLU is holding its 1-day conference "Recent Developments in Teaching Statistics: The Use of Computers and Problem Based Learning (PBL)" on Wednesday 1 Dec 2010 at the Royal Statistical Society centre in London. 

The purpose of the meeting is to highlight issues concerning teaching statistics in Higher Education and how this can respond to the use of computers and problem based learning.

The day is packed with interesting talks. Speakers so far include:

1. Dr  Jenny Freeman, Senior lecturer in Medical Statistics (The University of Sheffield).

2. Dr Ewan Crawford, HEA - Research Fellow (Dept of Statistics, University of Glasgow).
3. John Marriott, Principal Statistician, The Royal Statistical Society Centre for Statistical Education, (University of Plymouth).

The cost is £50 for the day including registration, lunch and refreshments.  Further details can be obtained from N Saebi at  [log in to unmask]

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