Introduction to Statistics (MAT/SST 115.03 2008S)

Class 38: Topic 27: Correlation Coefficient

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Held: Friday, 2 May 2008

Summary: We consider ways to describe the relationship between two quantitiative variables from a single population.



Debriefing on the Poster Session

It was my pleasure to attend. Thank you for inviting us.

Please extend to your students our appreciation and admiration of their work. I was really blown away by the creative diversity of topics drawn out of Freshman Survey dataset. Several levels of their work impressed me: statistical acumen, willingness & ability to discuss their findings, visual quality. And I was quite happy with the respect they demonstrated for the data, which I know extends from your thoughtful guidance.

Yes, I would love to be able to share the students' work; thanks for seeking their permissions for me. Their posters would, of course, be used exactly as they've presented them and with full attribution. I would like to share the material with other students, faculty members, and administrators on campus. Further, if permissible, I would like to be able to post locked PDF versions online.

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