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* Date: TBD (Mon-Wed, August 06-08, 2007)
* Date: TBD (Mon-Wed, August 06-08, 2007)
* Times: AM & PM Sessions (9AM - 12PM & 1PM - 4 PM)
* Times: AM & PM Sessions (9AM - 12PM & 1PM - 4 PM)
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* Place: UCLA Statistics, Powell Library
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* Place: [http://www.stat.ucla.edu/computing/labs/index_body.php#icl UCLA Statistics Instructional Computing Lab] or [http://www.library.ucla.edu/college/powell/powinfo.htm Powell Library]
* Local Information: [http://www.ucla.edu Maps] & [http://wiki.stat.ucla.edu/socr/uploads/f/f0/SOCR_CampusMap_hotels_flat.pdf local visitor information]
* Local Information: [http://www.ucla.edu Maps] & [http://wiki.stat.ucla.edu/socr/uploads/f/f0/SOCR_CampusMap_hotels_flat.pdf local visitor information]
* To Apply: Please submit an application, including a cover letter, a current vitae and a statement of your expertise and philosophy of teaching with technology.
* To Apply: Please submit an application, including a cover letter, a current vitae and a statement of your expertise and philosophy of teaching with technology.

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Contents

SOCR Events - SOCR CAUSEway 2007 Workshop

Title: Pedagogical Utilization of the SOCR Resource in Probability and Statistics Courses

Workshop Summary and Goals

Presenters

Logistics

We anticipate to be able to host 30-40 workshop participants for the 3-day event. All participants will be partially supported to attend the workshop (travel, accommodation), by the NSF-funded SOCR & CAUSEway resources.

Program

Day 1 (Mon 08/06/07)

Morning Session - Distributions (8AM - 12PM)

  • Registration and Coffee (8:00 - 9:00 AM)
  • Welcome and State of the SOCR Resource, Ivo Dinov, SOCR Director (9:00 - 9:30 AM)
  • SOCR Distributions - Overview and Class Utilization, TBD (9:30 - 10:30 AM)
  • Break (10:30 - 10:45 AM)
  • SOCR Distribution Activities, Juana Sanchez (10:45 - 11:15 AM)
  • Interactive Discussions - What works, what doesn't, how to extend the collection and how improve teaching of discrete and continuous distributions (11:15AM - 12:00 PM)

Lunch Break (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

Afternoon Session - Experiments & Games (1PM - 4PM)

  • SOCR/VLPS Experiments/Games - Overview and Class Utilization, TBD (1:00 - 1:30 PM)
  • SOCR/VLPS Experiments/Games Activities, Juana Sanchez & Nicolas Christou (1:30 - 2:30 PM)
  • Break (2:30 - 2:45 PM)
  • Group Interactive Discussion on Experiments and Additional Resources - What works, what doesn't, how to extend the collection and how improve teaching of discrete and continuous distributions (2:45 - 3:15 PM)
  • Additional SOCR Resources, TBD (3:15 - 4:00 PM)
  • Movie night 7-9PM (TBD)

Day 2 (Tue 08/07/07)

Morning Session - Analyses (9AM - 12PM)

  • SOCR Analyses - Overview and Class Utilization, Ivo Dinov & Annie Che (9:00 - 10:00 AM)
  • Break (10:00 - 10:15 AM)
  • SOCR Analyses Activities, Juana Sanchez & Nicolas Christou (10:15 - 11:15 AM)
  • Break (11:15 - 11:30 AM)
  • Group Interactive Discussion on Analyses - What works, what doesn't, how to extend the collection and how improve teaching of statistical analysis methodologies? (11:30AM - 12:00 PM)

Lunch Break (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

Afternoon Session - Modeler (1PM - 4PM)

  • SOCR Modeler - Overview and Class Utilization, TBD (1:00 - 1:30 PM)
  • SOCR Modeler Activities, Juana Sanchez & Nicolas Christou (1:30 - 2:30 PM)
  • Break (2:30 - 2:45 PM)
  • Group Interactive Discussion on Model-Fitting - What works, what doesn't, how to extend the Modeler collection and how improve teaching of techniques for fitting and assessing models (2:45 - 3:15 PM)
  • Student Evaluation Methodologies, TBD (3:15 - 4:00 PM)
  • Barbeque (6-8 PM, UCLA Sunset Recreation Area)

Day 3 (Wed 08/08/07)

Morning Session - EDA (9AM - 12PM)

  • SOCR Charts - Overview and Class Utilization, Ivo Dinov & Jenny Cui (9:00 - 10:00 AM)
  • Break (10:00 - 10:15 AM)
  • SOCR Charts Activities, Juana Sanchez & Nicolas Christou (10:15 - 11:00 AM)
  • Break (11:00 - 11:15 AM)
  • Group Interactive Discussion on Blended Instruction - What works, what doesn't, how to improve stat education using IT tools? (11:15AM - 12:00 PM)

Lunch Break & Adjourn (12:00 - 1:00 PM)

Afternoon Session - Visit to J. Paul Getty Museum (1PM - 4PM)

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