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ISBN-13 9781464111099ISBN-10 146411109X
ISBN-10 1429255188ISBN-13 9781429255189
Author(s): Larose, Daniel
Publisher: W. H. Freeman
Copyright year: © 2012 

Discovering Statistics balances computational methods and data interpretation. By emphasizing the relevance of statistics in today’s world, Larose helps students think critically about statistics and develop their own statistical sense.  The text offers high interest and relevant examples and exercises with a large variety of contemporary applications. This popular text includes a number of features to build critical thinking skills and emphasize active learning (an important recommendation in the GAISE guidelines). Student motivation remains the guiding principle of the Second Edition.  It provides the topic coverage and innovative pedagogy that support teaching and learning objectives while capturing students’ attention through his friendly, conversational writing style.