Course Outline

list Introduction to Statistics: A Modeling Approach


Ellenberg, J. (2015). How not to be wrong: The power of mathematical thinking. Penguin.

English, C. (2010). Global well-being surveys find nations worlds apart. Gallup, Washington, DC Available from (accessed July 2010).

Gould, S. J. (2004). The median isn’t the message.

Harrison, Walker (2017). Memorylessness at the Bus Stop.

Adams, K. F., Schatzkin, A., Harris, T. B., Kipnis, V., Mouw, T., Ballard-Barbash, R., … & Leitzmann, M. F. (2006). Overweight, obesity, and mortality in a large prospective cohort of persons 50 to 71 years old. New England Journal of Medicine, 355(8), 763-778.

Mueller, P. A., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2014). The pen is mightier than the keyboard: Advantages of longhand over laptop note taking. Psychological science, 25(6), 1159-1168.

Musk, E. (2015). I Am Elon Musk, CEO/CTO of a Rocket Company, AMA!. Reddit. January, 6.

Rind, B., & Bordia, P. (1996). Effect on restaurant tipping of male and female servers drawing a happy, smiling face on the backs of customers’ checks. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 26(3), 218-225.

Sana, F., Weston, T., & Cepeda, N. J. (2013). Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers. Computers & Education, 62, 24-31.

Weisberg, H. I. (2014). Willful ignorance: The mismeasure of uncertainty. John Wiley & Sons.

Wild, C. (2006). The concept of distribution. Statistics Education Research Journal, 5(2), 10-26.