a spreadsheet for Bayes’ rule
A spreadsheet that does the calculation for Bayes’ rule. BayesRead more.
a spreadsheet for creating populations
This is an Excel spreadsheet that can be used to create new populations for chapters 5 and 6. Ch5–pop_two_variablesRead more.
a spreadsheet for calculating probabilities
This spreadsheet can be used to find the probability when two, three, four, five, six, and ten individuals are selectedRead more.
my course schedule for Argument & Inference
Here is the schedule I’m using this fall (2017) for my Intro to Logic course (with Argument & Inference asRead more.
The first few weeks of this semester (F17), I didn’t give my logic students any homework assignments or quizzes toRead more.
a quick introduction to deductive logic
This semester I did pp. 235 – 238 in Argument & Inference right after section 1.4 (in chapter 1). ThisRead more.
In The A Game, Sufka explains that concept maps are (1) one good way for students to organize the materialRead more.
making probabilistic predictions
Fivethirtyeight.com has an online prediction game for the 2017 NFL season: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/nfl-predictions-game/ . Participants make a probabilistic prediction for each gameRead more.
the Monty Hall problem
I don’t include the Monty Hall problem in my course, but I have found that, sometimes, someone who knows thatRead more.
making probabilistic predictions, continued
There’s a post about the NFL predictions game that I had my students try here. Although they were making predictionsRead more.