Stats Book Talk 1 Posted by Margaret Hohenstein in Statistics - Miles - B on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 8:42 am Maggie HohensteinLisa KangQ4 BenchmarkPodcast 15-8-15Title song: Coronation Day- Frozen Sound track Comments (1) Mark Miles Good first podcast, but you were hard to hear at times. Don’t forget, your post should also include the following: <ul> <li>Group members present during the discussion</li> <li>What your club discussed</li> <li>How you discussed it</li> <li>Any points of conflict/disagreement in discussion</li> <li>Questions that came up as a result of the discussion</li> </ul> For next time, please respond to the following questions: <ol> <li>Choose one of the quotations inside the front cover and discuss how it relates to the Introduction.</li> <li>List as many sources of sample bias as you can that are mentioned in Chapter 1 and provide an example of each.</li> <li>Put the second paragraph on Page 18 (“A river cannot….”) into your own words.</li> <li>What is the advantage of a stratified random sample and what difficulties does it pose, according to this chapter?</li> <li>4. When we see an average reported, what do we need to ask besides which kind of average is being used? Why?</li> <li>Which kind of “average” (statisticians call all three “measures of central tendency”) would give me the best way to compare the performance of two classes of a required math course? Why?</li> </ol> Finally, when discussing chapters 3, 5, or 6, incorporate the following article into your discussion: http://gizmodo.com/how-to-lie-with-data-visualization-1563576606 Also, each member of your group should find an article online containing a misleading graph and discuss it during the podcast (be sure to talk about why it’s misleading!). Be sure to include a link to all articles in the text of your post of the podcast that corresponds to chapters 3, 5, or 6. Log in to post a comment.