# Questions tagged [teaching]

For questions about the teaching of probability and statistics, at any level.

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### Good text on Clinical Trials?

I'm an undergraduate statistics student looking for a good treatment of clinical trials analysis. The text should cover the fundamentals of experimental design, blocking, power analysis, latin squares ...
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### Short online videos that could assist a lecture on statistics

When lecturing statistics, it can be useful to incorporate the occasional short video. My first thoughts included: Animations and visualisations of statistical concepts Stories regarding the ...
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### Learning how to use a new statistical GUI?

The question is in the header, but I would extend the context a bit. Next semester I am due to be a teaching assistant (TA) in a course in statistics, where I would need to help sociology students ...
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### Where can I find good statistics quizzes?

Introductory, advanced, and even obscure, please. Mostly to test myself. I like to make sure I know what the heck I'm talking about :) Thanks
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### Is it possible to use machine learning as a method for learning stats, rather than vice-versa?

During every machine learning tutorial you'll find, there is the common "You will need to know x amount of stats before starting this tutorial". As such, using your knowledge of stats, you will learn ...
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### What's the difference between probability and statistics?

What's the difference between probability and statistics, and why are they studied together?
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### Free statistical textbooks

Are there any free statistical textbooks available?
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### How would you explain Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) to a layperson?

Maybe the concept, why it's used, and an example.
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### What is your favorite layman's explanation for a difficult statistical concept?

I really enjoy hearing simple explanations to complex problems. What is your favorite analogy or anecdote that explains a difficult statistical concept? My favorite is Murray's explanation of ...
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### Why do US and UK Schools Teach Different methods of Calculating the Standard Deviation?

As I understand UK Schools teach that the Standard Deviation is found using: whereas US Schools teach: (at a basic level anyway). This has caused a number of my students problems in the past as ...