ENHANCING STATISTICS TEACHING WITH A VIRTUAL LAB - A Case Study of Seamless Local and Remote Computing

Araceli Garín, Fernando Tusell, Aitziber Unzueta

Abstract

Some Statistics and Data Analysis courses demand a fair amount of computing. While there are excellent free source tools which can be given away to students, their seamless integration requires a fair amount of work and is challenging to the less computer-savvy students. In the past we have addressed the problem by compiling and integrating the necessary tools in CD-ROM’s and providing local computing facilities, but this has proved impractical on a number of counts. Trial and error has led us to finding a setup with which we have finally solved most problems.

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Garín A., Tusell F. and Unzueta A. (2011). ENHANCING STATISTICS TEACHING WITH A VIRTUAL LAB - A Case Study of Seamless Local and Remote Computing . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: UeL, (CSEDU 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 518-522. DOI: 10.5220/0003480905180522


in Bibtex Style

@conference{uel11,
author={Araceli Garín and Fernando Tusell and Aitziber Unzueta},
title={ENHANCING STATISTICS TEACHING WITH A VIRTUAL LAB - A Case Study of Seamless Local and Remote Computing},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: UeL, (CSEDU 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={518-522},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003480905180522},
isbn={978-989-8425-50-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: UeL, (CSEDU 2011)
TI - ENHANCING STATISTICS TEACHING WITH A VIRTUAL LAB - A Case Study of Seamless Local and Remote Computing
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Garín A.
AU - Tusell F.
AU - Unzueta A.
PY - 2011
SP - 518
EP - 522
DO - 10.5220/0003480905180522