Statistics Tables: Craps for the Normal Distribution

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Find out how Eric Nielsen, PhD, uses gambling and table gaming to make key statistics concepts more real, relevant, and engaging for students.

Eric Nielsen, PhD, Professor, Economics and Statistics, St Louis Community College, Meramec​

Can students effectively learn statistical concepts from the fast-growing world of gambling and table gaming? Join Eric Nielsen, PhD, professor of Economics and Statistics at St. Louis Community College as he discusses how he tackles topics like normal distribution using gaming topics. How can we help students understand these key statistical concepts and help them apply them to broad experiences in their lives?