Related Research

Why Learn Statistics? [This topic is indeed relevant to many real-world applications.]

Friedman, Hershey H. and Raphan, Martin, School Rankings: Descriptive Statistics or Incentives to Manipulate? (December 24, 2013). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2371726 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2371726

Friedman, Hershey H. and Raphan, Martin, How Statistics Can Save Your Life or End It: A Course Module (December 4, 2013). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2363742 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2363742

Friedman, Hershey H. and Friedman, Linda Weiser and Amoo, Taiwo, Using Real-World Examples to Enhance the Relevance of the Introductory Statistics Course (August 15, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2129750 

Friedman, Hershey H. and Friedman, Linda Weiser, Statistical Inference and the Scientific Method: Making Statistics Relevant (November 20, 1999). Friedman, Hershey H. and Friedman, Linda W. (1999). "Statistical Inference and the Scientific Method: Making Statistics Relevant." Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 20-23, 1999. 291.. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2393686

Teaching Statistics

Friedman, Linda Weiser and Friedman, Hershey H. and Frankel, Martin, A New Mode of Learning in Higher Education: The Partnership Hybrid Class (January 8, 2016). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2712763

Friedman, Hershey H. and Friedman, Linda Weiser (2016, July). Substantiating vs. Refuting Claims in Hypothesis Testing: A Course Module. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/305620728_Substantiating_vs_Refuting_Claims_in_Hypothesis_Testing_A_Course_Module

Friedman, Hershey H. and Friedman, Linda Weiser, Online Learning in Practice: An Introduction to Statistics Course (May 1, 2013). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2259320 

Friedman, Linda Weiser and Friedman, Hershey H., Online Learning as a Change Agent in Education (June 22, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1870008

Amoo, Taiwo and Friedman, Hershey H. and Friedman, Linda Weiser, Three Methods to Engage Students in the Introductory Statistics Course: Humor, Active Learning, and Relevant Examples (November 18, 2000). Proceedings of The Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Orlando, Fl., pp. 218-222, November 18-21, 2000. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2309452

Critical Thinking Skills

Friedman, Hershey H. Cognitive Biases that Interfere with Critical Thinking and Scientific Reasoning: A Course Module (April 2017). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2958800

Friedman, Hershey H., Frankel, Martin R., Friedman, Linda W. Teaching Statistics with Scenarios to Foster Critical Thinking (January 2016). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2715044