A SAMPLER OF WWW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING STATISTICS
Section 6 - Discussion Lists and Newsgroups
These e-lists allow instructors to share questions, ideas and announcements
related to teaching statistics, practicing statistics, and statistical
computing. Although e-mail discussion lists are part of the wider Internet
resources, the websites which archive the messages also provide good resources
for searching through past discussions.
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of Apstat-l This list was set-up to support high school
teachers doing an Advanced Placement course in Statistics. Lots of
good conversation about teaching an introductory course.
of Edstat-l (and several other discussion lists) are maintained by
Information Service. This was one of the first electronic discussion
lists devoted to teaching issues.
Fuller's List of Statistical Lists A number of other e-mail discussion
lists are maintained for specific countries (e.g. Australia, Brazil,
Italy, New Zealand), statistical topics (e.g. Bayesian methods,
experimental design, time series analysis), subject areas (e.g.
biometry, geography, econometrics), and software packages (e.g.
Minitab, SPSS, SAS).