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UW, NCAR Plan Conference Aimed at Making Statistics Courses More Relevant

UW and NCAR host a conference, titled “Data Analytics for the Geosciences Using R,” at NCAR’s Mesa Lab in Boulder, Colo., June 16-19.

Introductory Statistics courses have been offered and are currently being taught in universities and high schools around the world.

According to UW Statistics professor Tim Robinson, he will be leading a workshop this summer to help and assist other math and statistics teachers to use data analysis in their courses. Robinson says introductory statistics courses traditionally emphasize techniques over practical applications.

That workshop is scheduled from June 16th through 19th in Boulder, Colo. Robinson, along with Doug Nychka from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), will teach the course. Robinson says the main purpose of the course is to focus on integrating a new teaching approach in classrooms so statistics can be used in your everyday life.

Some funds to support conference travel and lodging are available, and can be requested at the time of application. The registration deadline is May 15, or until all 20 slots are filled. For more details and online registration, go to https://www2.cisl.ucar.edu/DataR or email Lori Dockter at statistics@uwyo.edu.

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