Moore, McCabe, and Craig, Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 8e

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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 Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.

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.

 

Companion Chapters

Online chapters 14-17 on topics including logistic regression, nonparametric tests, bootstrapping methods and permutation tests, and statistics for quality: control and capability.

 

Crunchit!

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.

 

Data Sets

Available in ASCII, Excel, TI, Minitab, SPSS, and JMP formats.

 

e-Book

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.

 

LearningCurve

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.

 

Post-Test Quizzes

Chapter quizzes meant to be used after chapter content has been taught.

 

Practice Quizzes

Practice Quizzes are designed to be used as a study tool for students. Questions are based on chapter content.

 

Pre-Test Quizzes

Chapter quizzes meant to be used before chapter content has been taught.

 

Statistical Applets

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.

 

Statistical Videos

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.

 

StatTutor

Multimedia tutorials that explore important concepts and procedures in a presentation that combines video, audio, and interactive features.

 

Stepped Out Tutorials

These multimedia tutorials explore important concepts and procedures in a presentation that combines video audio, and interactive features. The newly revised format includes built-in assessments.

 

Student Solutions Manual

Solutions to odd-numbered exercises in the text; available electronically within LaunchPad.

 

Tables

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.

 

Vocabulary Flashcards

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.

 

WHFStat Excel Add-in

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.

 

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.

 

iClicker Questions

PowerPoint slides for each chapter meant to be used with clicker technology in the classroom.

 

Image PowerPoint Slides

Slides containing all textbook figures and tables.

 

Instructor's Guide

Instructor notes for each text chapter.

 

Instructor's Solutions Manuals

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.

 

SolutionMaster

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.


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