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.
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.
Available in ASCII, Excel, TI, Minitab, SPSS, and JMP formats.
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.
Online chapter quizzes.
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.
Allows students to use statistical tables interactively to seek the information they need.
Video Technology Manuals
Brief instructional videos provide basic introductions for working with CrunchIT!, Excel, SPSS, TI-83/84 calculators, JMP, Minitab, R, and RCmdr.
Virtual flashcards are available for every key term. Students can view these in stack mode, table mode, definitions shown, terms shown, or use quiz mode to test themselves. Students can utilize this resource to prepare for higher stakes assessments and to make sure they understand the language of the course.
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.
EESEE For Instructors
Provides solutions to the exercises in the student EESEE problems.
PowerPoint slides for each chapter meant to be used with clicker technology in the classroom.
Image PowerPoint Slides
Images and tables from the text.
Instructor's Solutions Manual
Detailed solutions for all text exercises.
Lecture PowerPoint Slides
Customizable, detailed lecture presentation of statistical concepts covered in each chapter.
Printable Test Bank
Word test bank files.
An easy-to-use web-based version of the instructor’s solutions, allowing instructors to generate a solution file for any set of homework exercises.