Below are presentations that include handouts or slides that are available. For a full list of presentations, please see my
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Here is the Fun with Stats and Graphs presentation that I show at the beginning of many workshops.
- Reflections. Graduate Recognition Ceremony, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Villanova University, May 12, 2021.
Go To The People: Impactful Faculty Training in Data Science. Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate
Perspective.Webinar Series.Sept 26, 2017. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Design, Implementation, and Impact of Different Approaches to Professional Development for Teachers of Statistics. Invited Panel Presenter.Joint Statistical Meetings 2017. Baltimore, MD.
- AMATYC - Classroom-Ready Activities for Conceptual Understanding in Statistics.
43rd Annual AMATYC Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.
- Test Your Knowledge About the Two-Year Colleges. Monica Dabos and Michael Posner. USCOTS 2017. Pennsylvania State University, PA.
- Design, Implementation, and Impact of Different Approaches to Professional Development for Teachers of Statistics. Joint Statistical Meetings 2017.
- How Far He'll Go
- winner of the 2017 A-mu-sing video competition (audio
- Barriers, Successes, and the Future of PARLO. PARLO Summer Conference, 2014.
- A Fallacy in Student Attitude Research: The Impact of the First Class. International Conference on Teaching Statistics, 2014 and Joint Statistical Meetings, 2012
- Igniting Evidence-based Instructional Change…One Classroom-based Evaluation at a Time.VITAL Workshop, 2013 and VITAL Teaching and Learning Strategies, 2014.
- Flipped Class: The Challenges and Benefits of Changing the Classroom Dynamic to be Consistent with Cognitive Learning Theories and Focus on Student-Centered Learning. Joint Mathematics Meetings, 2014.
- Making Valid Inferences in Observational Studies Using Propensity Scores. Versions of this were given at Colloquia at Villanova University, St. Joseph University, and Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Here is a version including my feeble attempts at statistical humor in predicting the Villanova Men's Basketball team's victory into the final four (Hey, it worked! What more evidence do you need?)
- The Magic of Statistics...Revealed. Versions of this talk were given at Philadelphia Area Statistics Teachers' Alliance Meeting (2009) and US Conference on Teaching Statistics (2007 and 2009). Note, the magic tricks are not revealed in this version.