AP Statistics Curriculum 2007 Preface
General Advance-Placement (AP) Statistics Curriculum - Preface
What is this E-Book About?
The SOCR AP Statistics E-Book is developed as a free, collaborative and interactive learning environment for elementary probability and statistics education. This E-Book aims at improving motivation and presenting the statistics learning curriculum as data-driven, graphical and completely reproducible by educators, researchers and students.
The data-driven aspect of the E-Book is emphasized by providing both real-life and similated data in every section of this E-Book. The graphical and dynamic feature of the E-Book is demonstrated by the interactive nature of the materials. There is a seamless integration of software tools, learning materials and activities, each pointing to the others in a dynamic fashion. Finally, the reproducible angle of this E-Book stresses that any concept, demonstration, analysis, visualization or calculation presented or discussed in this book can be freely used, tested and reproduced by anyone, anytime and anywhere, provided access to the Internet via a modern web-browser is available.
Who is this E-Book About?
There are three basic types of users for this E-Book. First are the end formal or informal learners who can utilize the E-Book for self-learning, course refreshing, reference manual and practice probability and statistics methods and techniques. Educators and course instructors may develop probability and statistics curricula wrapped around the materials and tools described in the E-Book. Researchers and scientists may contribute new, revise existent, modernize and improve the content of the E-Book. This make the SOCR AP Statistics E-Book a truly living, community based and comprehensive resource for statistics education and distance learning.
How to use this E-Book?
Self-learners may either go chronologically through the material in teh E-book, or search, walk-through and read relevant material at their leasure pace. Instructors may build their own course sullubi according to their own needs.
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