Teaching Statistics: Instruction, Pedagogy, and Curriculum Development

STA771S

This course is designed to help students become better teachers and communicators of statistics, learn about and discuss pedagogy, gain experience with practice teaching, and improve via individual feedback. Course will be divided into three parts: Being a TA: office hours, computing labs, and grading; developing and leading a class: writing a syllabus, lecturing, active learning, integrating technology; preparing students for the next stage: writing teaching statements and giving talks. The course will be based primarily on discussion, practice teaching, and feedback. Counts as one of the two pedagogy courses required for The Graduate School’s certificate in college teaching