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Experimenting on your intro stat course, as a way of teaching experimentation in your intro stat course (and also to improve the course itself)

While visiting the education school at the University of Pennsylvania a couple months ago, I had a long conversation with Bob Boruch, a prominent researcher in the field of evidence-based education. We shared Fred Mosteller stories and talked about a lot of other things too. Boruch sent me an article about teaching randomized controlled trials [...]
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