Here’s what I’ll talk about for 3 hours:
Statistics—Inside and Outside the Classroom
(1) Of Beauty, Sex, and Power: Statistical Challenges in the Estimation of Small Effects. A silly example of the frequencies of boy and girl babies leads us to some important research involving the meaning of statistical significance.
(2) Mathematics, Statistics, and Political Science. We explore the differences between mathematical and statistical thinking, developing the ideas using examples from my own research in political science.
(3) Statistics Teaching Activities. For twenty years I have been collecting class-participation demonstrations in statistics and probability. Here are some of my favorites.