Monthly Archives: June 2013

More equations = fewer citations: part two

This post was triggered by reading Michael McCarthy’s blog post on “Statistical Inference in Ecology”. In it he asks about writing a chapter on statistical inference for an ecology textbook and is trying to tackle that perennial problem: how much … Continue reading

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More Statistics Resources: StatTutor

The Statstutor  website contains lots of stats support materials free of charge. There are some leaflets explaining statstutor and these are available free of charge to those in UK Higher Education.  Find out more….. There is also a short  survey about Statstutor … Continue reading

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Statistics resources: crossover between school and university?

By Dr Jenny Koenig posted 17th June 2013. Many people are surprised when they discover that the statistics taught in university bioscience degrees overlaps significantly with that taught in schools.  It makes sense though because not all students will have … Continue reading

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Infographics – using gapminder in teaching

Posted by Dr Jenny Koenig, 10th June 2013. You may have seen some Ted talks by Hans Rosling where he uses some fascinating graphics to illustrate data. I’ve included links to a few at the end of this post and thoroughly … Continue reading

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Accessibility for Visually-Impaired Students in Learning Maths

Posted by Jenny Koenig 3rd June 2013 Emma Cliffe of the University of Bath brought to my attention, via the AccessMSOR Working Group email list ACCESSMSORWG@JISCMAIL.AC.UK), a number of resources relating to providing accessible online learning materials in maths and … Continue reading

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