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Assessing The Association Between Quantitative Maturity And Student Performance In Simulation-Based And Non-Simulation Based Introductory Statistics, Nathan L. Tintle Aug 2016

Assessing The Association Between Quantitative Maturity And Student Performance In Simulation-Based And Non-Simulation Based Introductory Statistics, Nathan L. Tintle

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

The recent simulation-based inference movement in algebra-based introductory statistics courses has provided preliminary evidence of improved student conceptual understanding and retention of key statistical concepts. However, little is known about whether these positive effects in courses using simulation-based inference are preferentially distributed across different types of students. Recent studies investigating predictors of student performance in traditional, algebra-based introductory statistics courses (Stat 101) have focused primarily on mathematical achievement or competencies in high school and early college. Little consideration has been given to how prior experience and competency with statistical thinking may be associated with student performance in college-level courses. In ...


Dublin Institute Of Technology's Programme For Students Learning With Communities(Slwc): Report September 2008- September 2011, Catherine Bates, Elena Gamble, Sinead Mccann Sep 2011

Dublin Institute Of Technology's Programme For Students Learning With Communities(Slwc): Report September 2008- September 2011, Catherine Bates, Elena Gamble, Sinead Mccann

Programme Reports

•Programme introduction: from slide 5 •Policy context: from slide 11 •Benefits of CBL/CBR: from slide 20 •Examples of projects: from slide 25 •Programme support structures: from slide 29 •Testimonials: from slide 74 •Statistics: from slide 86

PLEASE NOTE TO ACCESS ALL THE LINKS CONTAINED IN THIS PRESENTION, YOU MUST VIEW IT IN SLIDESHOW MODE THAT IS CLICK ON SLIDESHOW AND THEN VIEW SLIDESHOW.


Learning To Speak Through Writing: The Case For Microblogging In The Language Classroom, Pilar Munday May 2010

Learning To Speak Through Writing: The Case For Microblogging In The Language Classroom, Pilar Munday

Languages Faculty Publications

The case for microblogging with Twitter in the Foreign Language Classroom. Examples from a Spanish course.


E-Learning And Dit’S Strategic Plan, Eileen O' Donnell Feb 2009

E-Learning And Dit’S Strategic Plan, Eileen O' Donnell

Other resources

This presentation explores the question can e-learning be used to enhance the student experience and further prepare students to work in industry?


Teaching Research To Teachers: A Self-Study Of Course Design, Student Outcomes, And Instructor Learning, Susan A. Turner Jan 2009

Teaching Research To Teachers: A Self-Study Of Course Design, Student Outcomes, And Instructor Learning, Susan A. Turner

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Untying The Accountancy Knot, Tony Kiely, Alice Luby, Frances Boylan Jan 2008

Untying The Accountancy Knot, Tony Kiely, Alice Luby, Frances Boylan

Other resources

No abstract provided.


Untying The Accountancy Knot, Frances Boylan, Pauline Rooney, Fionnghuala M. Kelly, Jennifer Mcconnell, Alice Luby, Rebecca Maughan, Dan Shanahan, Daniel King, Tony M. Kiely Jan 2008

Untying The Accountancy Knot, Frances Boylan, Pauline Rooney, Fionnghuala M. Kelly, Jennifer Mcconnell, Alice Luby, Rebecca Maughan, Dan Shanahan, Daniel King, Tony M. Kiely

Conference papers

No abstract provided.


The Rhode Map To Success: The Exploratory Student’S Guide To Choosing An Undergraduate Major, Kaitlin O'Hara Apr 2007

The Rhode Map To Success: The Exploratory Student’S Guide To Choosing An Undergraduate Major, Kaitlin O'Hara

Senior Honors Projects

Entering college without a major has become more prevalent over the past decade. Colleges and universities are opening their arms to the undecided, providing them with extensive resources and assistance to help direct them to a major and, ultimately, a career. The University of Rhode Island has admitted an increasing number of undeclared incoming freshmen over the past few years. This fall semester, approximately fifteen percent of freshman class did not declare a major prior to starting classes. This percentage of students represents a very special group at the University College. The undecided academic advisors at the University College developed ...