Activity 1: Learn By Doing Category

“Learn By Doing” activities for our course materials.

Learn By Doing – Empirical Probability #2

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

Purpose The purpose of this activity is to experiment with an applet to find the P(H) when it is unknown whether the coin is fair or not. The link below […]

Learn By Doing – Empirical Probability #1

Published: Dec 30th, 2012

Purpose The purpose of this activity is to experiment with an applet that simulates flipping a fair coin, and to see if the P(H) = 0.5. The link below will launch the […]

Learn By Doing – Birthday Problem

Published: Dec 30th, 2012

http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/12/LBD_05002_091.swf This document is linked from Introduction to Probability.

Learn By Doing – Let’s Make a Deal

Published: Dec 30th, 2012

http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2013/01/qzLBD_05001_090.swf This document is linked from Introduction to Probability.

Learn By Doing: Random Assignment to Treatment (Software)

Published: Dec 29th, 2012

Use the solutions provided to answer the questions below. Optional: Create your own solutions using your software for extra practice. Objective: The purpose of this activity is to explore the […]

Learn By Doing – Sampling (Software)

Published: Dec 28th, 2012

Use the solutions provided to answer the questions below. Optional: Create your own solutions using your software for extra practice. Objective: The purpose of this activity is to show you […]

Learn By Doing – Causation and Lurking Variables

Published: Dec 25th, 2012

Recall that an instance of Simpson’s paradox occurs whenever including a lurking variable causes you to rethink the direction of an association. In this activity, we will reinforce our understanding […]

Learn By Doing – Causation

Published: Dec 25th, 2012

http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/12/qzLBD_New_Causation1.swf Hint When we practiced exploring the relationship between two categorical variables, we looked at a study in which the type of light in young children’s rooms when […]

Learn By Doing – Linear Regression (Software)

Published: Dec 25th, 2012

Use the solutions provided and complete the questions for practice with Case Q-Q. Optional: Create your own solutions using your software for extra practice. Objectives: Find a regression line and […]

Learn By Doing – Correlation and Outliers (Software)

Published: Dec 24th, 2012

Use the solutions provided and complete the questions for practice with Case Q-Q. Optional: Create your own solutions using your software for extra practice. Objectives: Observe how an outlier can […]