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2011-03-04 00:00:29

Effective in 2012, Taylor & Francis will publish six journals on behalf of the American Statistical Association. These include the Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA) and The American Statistician (TAS). Alexandria, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 The American Statistical Association (ASA) and Taylor & Francis are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership between the two organizations. As of 2012, Taylor & Francis (T&F) will publish six journals on...

2011-02-19 00:00:42

The Bryant Scholarship, one of ASA's prestigious annual awards, was created to honor Westat co-founder, Edward C. Bryant. It is presented to an outstanding graduate student in survey statistics, and applications are available at http://www.amstat.org/education/pdfs/BryantScholarshipApp.doc Alexandria, Va. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 18, 2011 The American Statistical Association (ASA) has announced an April first deadline for the annual Edward C. Bryant scholarship for an outstanding graduate...

2010-12-14 00:01:41

The American Statistical Association (ASA), along with 27 other organizations, is urging House leaders to obtain swift bipartisan passage of the Census Oversight Efficiency and Management Reform Act (H.R. 4945). ASA has signed a letter to House leadership asking that the bill be passed so that it can be signed into law by President Obama before year's end. ALEXANDRIA, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 13, 2010 The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent statistical society,...

2010-11-17 00:01:06

The American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) announce the official launch of the Significance magazine web site, http://www.significancemagazine.org. The web site presents a statistical view of the world in an understandable, engaging format. Significance, which is mailed to ASA and RSS members, also is available to non-member subscribers. Alexandria, VA (Vocus) November 16, 2010 The American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Royal Statistical...

2010-11-10 00:00:39

The American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Population Association of America (PAA) this week launch the US. Census-at-School program and the debut of the updated Census-at-School web site. Census at School, which began in the United Kingdom in 2000, is an international project that gathers real data from and about students and then returns the data and teaching and learning resources to them and their teachers for use in their classes. The program helps to get both groups hooked on...

2010-11-07 00:16:28

The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent statistical society, and the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) will sponsor the third in a series of webinars on November 30. The webinar, titled "Address-Based Sampling: What Do We Know So Far," will take place from 1"”3 pm, Tuesday, November 30. The ASA-AAPOR collaboration will present additional webinars in 2011 and beyond. Complete information and a link to registration for the Nov. 30 webinar...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

The American Statistical Association will participate in a two-day expo on the National Mall October 23--24 as part of the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival. The ASA's booth will feature the grand-prize winner of the competition held earlier this year to select hands-on activities for the event. ASA is an official partner of the festival. Alexandria, VA (Vocus) October 19, 2010 The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent professional statistical...

2008-07-31 12:01:05

Averion International Corp. (OTC BB: AVRO), a clinical research organization (CRO) specializing in oncology, cardiovascular diseases, and medical devices, today announced that its Executive Chairman, Philip T. Lavin, PhD, has co-organized a session on "Statistics in Ophthalmology Clinical Trials" at the American Statistical Association's (ASA) 2008 Joint Statistical Meeting. The meeting will take place from August 3-7, 2008 at the Denver Convention Center, in Denver, Colorado. In...

2007-06-08 06:00:29

By Mills, Jamie D The teaching of statistics at the elementary and secondary level is a relatively new expansion of the curriculum. Considering the many challenges faced by teachers of statistics in higher education, there is a continuing need to evaluate and monitor teaching and learning at this level. The purpose of this study was to survey elementary and secondary teachers to determine their attitudes about statistics, their perceptions related to student attitudes and achievement, and...


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Significance
2012-05-02 10:00:05

Significance is a magazine published bimonthly by both the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Established in 2004, this journal features articles on topics of statistical interest presented at a level suited to the general audience. It is not a research journal and articles are not peer-reviewed. As of May 2012, the current editor is Julian Champkin. This publication replaced the Royal Statistical Society’s Series D ‘The Statistician’ journal. As well...

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