LaunchPad contains resources for you and your students. In this tutorial, we'll take a detailed look at both types separately. Let's begin with student resources. Click here to go to the landing page of LaunchPad for The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics.
What resources are available for my students?
From your LaunchPad home page, click Resources, then Content by Type. You'll see a list of all the resources available to your students. We'll now take a closer look at each.
Additional online chapters 15-17 on topics including two-way analysis of variance, nonparametric tests, and logistic regression.
W.H. Freeman’s online statistical software handles every computation and graphing function an introductory statistics student needs. Preloaded with data sets for Freeman texts, it allows editing and importing additional data as well.
LaunchPad’s e-Book offers the complete textbook with all of the interactive study tools specific to the book and the course linked in at point of use--plus easy customization and personalization for students and instructors. Students can search and highlight, making it easier to access key content and organize studying. Teachers can customize and rearrange chapters, add and share notes and discussions, and link to quizzes, activities, and other resources.
EESEE Case Studies
Electronic Encyclopedia of Statistical Examples and Exercises, developed by the Oho State University Statistics Department, teach students to apply their statistical skills by exploring actual case studies using read data.
Excel Add-in: WHFStat
Our publisher created Excel Add-in, an add-in that can be loaded into Excel to help Excel perform more advanced statistical calculations more accurately.
This game-like adaptive quizzing system puts the concept of “testing to learn” into action, motivating students to engage with their course. Easy-to-use reporting tools help teachers pinpoint areas to focus on in class.
Applet-based activities let students work hands on with statistical concepts and procedures, manipulating variables and seeing the results graphically. Icons in the textbooks show when applets are available.
StatClips, StatClips Examples, and Statistically Speaking “Snapshots” allow students to view animated lecture videos, whiteboard lessons, and documentary-style footage that illustrate key statistical concepts and help students visualize statistics in real-world scenarios.
Stats @ Work
Simulations that put student in the role of the statistical consultant, helping them better understand statistics interactively within the context of real-life scenarios.
Multimedia tutorials that explore important concepts and procedures in a presentation that combines video, audio, and interactive features.
Student Solutions Manual
Solutions to odd-numbered exercises in the text; available electronically within LaunchPad.
What resources are available for instructors?
From the same screen where you've been viewing student resources, you can scroll down to see those available to instructors. Let's now take a closer look at each.
PowerPoint slides for each chapter meant to be used with clicker technology in the classroom.
Lecture PowerPoint Slides
Customizable, detailed lecture presentation of statistical concepts covered in each chapter.