For algebra-based Introductory Statistics Courses.This text is written to promote student success while maintaining the integrity of the course. Sullivan draws on his teaching experience and background in statistics and mathematics to achieve this balance. The four basic principles characterize the approach of this text; generating and maintaining student interest, promoting student success and confidence, providing extensive and effective opportunity for student practice and allowing for flexibly of teaching styles.
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Available Fall 2006.About the Author:
Michael Sullivan III is a Professor of mathematics at Joliet Junior College. He holds graduate degrees from DePaul University in both mathematics and economics. Mike is a very successful textbook author, having co-authored the following texts
His time in the classroom and extensive authoring experience has given him an excellent foundation to write a successful introductory Statistics text: Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data 2e (2007) and a briefer version of this text, Fundamentals of Statistics, 1/e (2005).
Because Mike’s passion is making math more exciting and accessible to students, he is coauthoring a developmental math series for Prentice Hall that will be published in 2007. These titles will include:
Mike is the proud father of three children and when he isn’t teaching or writing, he can be found coaching his children’s baseball and soccer teams.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0130618640
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130618640