# Library

**Newsletter Archive** - full copies of past Division newsletters

**Statistics Body of Knowledge** - our library content below focuses on the topics in this listing.

### Use of the Socratic Method in Teaching Statistical Thinking

Use of the Socratic Method in Teaching Statistical Thinking Description: There are many opportunities for teaching statistical concepts whether they occur in formal or informal settings. Many different teaching approaches can be used to best take advantage of these opportunities. In order to develop statistical thinking skills a Socratic teaching approach can be helpful. An example of applying a Socratic approach is given here as well as a discussion of how to successfully apply it in teaching situations.

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2012-02
- Keywords:Critical Thinking, Statistical Education, Teaching Methods, Socratic Method

### Statistical Engineering Webinar

An introduction to “statistical engineering”, the study of how to best use known statistical principles and tools to solve high impact problems for the benefit of mankind...

- Filetype: mp4
- Publish date: 2011-04
- Keywords:Statistical Thinking

### Statistical Engineering Webinar (PDF Slides)

March 16, 2011 Webinar

An introduction to "statistical engineering", the study of how to best use known statistical principles and tools to solve high impact problems for the benefit of mankind...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2011-03
- Keywords:Statistical thinking, Statistical engineering

### Statistical Thinking: Past, Present and Future

This panel was part of the 2008 Fall Technical Conference, October 10, 2008...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2008-10
- Keywords:Statistics,Statistical Thinking

### Data-Driven Decision-Making and Organizational Excellence

Application of statistical thinking in the area of customer-centered process management...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2007-06
- Keywords:Process management, Statistical thinking, Data-driven decision-making, Measurement systems validation, Common cause, Assignable cause

### Candy Exercise – Simple Data Analysis

Taken from Fall 2003 Newsletter

This fun filled candy exercise is intended to demonstrate the use of basic statistical tools and Statistical Thinking...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2003-09
- Keywords:Statistical thinking, Hypothesis Testing, Signal-to-noise ratio, P-value, Chi-squared Test, Control charts, I and MR chart, P chart, ANOVA

### Basic Tools: Effective Six Sigma via Statistical Thinking

Taken from Spring 2003 Newsletter

This Basic Tools article shows the importance and advantages of using statistical thinking in Six Sigma projects...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2003-03
- Keywords:DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control, Statistical thinking, Control charts

### Statistical Issues in Measurement

Statistical thinking is crucial in making and understanding measurements, and natural variation is as poorly understood and respected here as in other quality areas. This special publication addresses two rather different topics...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2002-09
- Keywords:Statistical thinking, Metrology, Measurement Error, GUM

### Statistics and Reality – Part 1

This Mini Paper shows that the most basic statistical tools usually provide the best insights into processes...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2002-06
- Keywords:Statistical thinking, Process-oriented thinking, Data acquisition

### Statistics and Medicine

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 2000 Newsletter

This paper explores the historical link between statistics and medicine...

- Filetype: pdf
- Publish date: 2000-10
- Keywords:Statistics, Medicine, Scientific method, Statistical Thinking,