Neil C. Schwertman

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The boxplot method (Exploratory Data Analysis, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1977) is a graphically-based method of identifying outliers which is appealing not only in its simplicity but also because it does not use the extreme potential outliers in computing a measure of dispersion. The inner and outer fences are deÿned in terms of the hinges (or fourths),(More)
text may be freely shared among individuals, but it may not be republished in any medium without express written consent from the authors and advance notification of the editor. Abstract Engaging students in active learning can enhance their understanding and appreciation of a subject such as statistics. Classroom activities and projects help to engage(More)
No portion of this thesis may be reprinted or reproduced in any manner unacceptable to the usual copyright restrictions without the written permission of the author. iv DEDICATION To my children, Heather and Suzanne, for your patience, while " your mom goes to school. " To Joe and Will , whose love and encouragement helped me complete this thesis. To my(More)
all rights reserved. This text may be freely shared among individuals, but it may not be republished in any medium without express written consent from the author and advance notification of the editor. Abstract Group activities are an excellent way to enhance learning. When students are actively involved in a relevant project, understanding and retention(More)
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