Passion Driven Statistics

Additional NSF support for the QAC 201 " Applied Data Analysis" model ...

Dierker, Rose Win $2.8M NSF Award for Innovative Approach to Teaching Statistics

"Wesleyan professors Lisa Dierker and Jennifer Rose were recently awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to extend and disseminate their research on passion-driven statistics. The grant begins in the fall of 2018 and extends through 2023."

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”An empowering curriculum needs to rise to many challenges,” Dierker said. “Those include promoting inquiry across a wide range of disciplines, building new skills as challenges arise, facilitating the use of modern computing tools, providing support for students regardless of educational background, and framing statistics as an exciting set of tools for understanding a complex world. We are confident in and excited about this project’s ability to do all of that.”

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Previous NSF support for this project:

2009
An inquiry-based, supportive approach to statistical reasoning and application

2013
Passion-Driven Statistics: A multidisciplinary project-based supportive model for statistical reasoning and application