Friday, April 6, 2012

"Mathematics, Statistics, and the Data Deluge"

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April is Mathematics Awareness MonthThe American Mathematical Society, the American Statistical Association, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics announce that the theme for Mathematics Awareness Month, April 2012, is Mathematics, Statistics, and the Data Deluge.

Theme essays, posters, and related resources are available on the 2012 Mathematics Awareness Month website.

MAA Books Related to "Mathematics, Statistics, and the Data Deluge"

Teaching Statistics Using Baseball by James Albert
Teaching Statistics Using Baseball is a collection of case studies and exercises applying statistical and probabilistic thinking to the game of baseball. Baseball is the most statistical of all sports, since players are identified and evaluated by their corresponding hitting and pitching statistics.
Teaching Statistics: Resources for Undergraduate Instructors edited by Thomas Moore
The past decade has seen the development of a remarkable consensus in how statistics should be taught and this volume represents a guidebook to these reform methods, written by authors experienced in their use.
Innovations in Teaching Statistics edited by Joan B. Garfield
This is a book of stories about teaching statistics told by 14 different instructors of innovative statistics courses, who demonstrate that learning statistics can be a positive, meaningful, and even exciting experience.

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