Friday, November 20, 2009

Elementary Statistics, Enhanced Review Edition (w/CD-ROM & CengageNOW, InfoTrac 2-Sem., iLrn Homework, Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING, Internet Comp

Product Description
Succeed in statistics with ELEMENTARY STATISTICS! Including relevant examples, exercises, and applications, this textbook gives you the tools you need to get a good grade in your statistics course. Struggling with a specific concept? Log onto Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING to get live, one-on-one online tutoring from a statistician who has a copy of the textbook. Video Skillbuilders and StatisticsNow (an online learning tool built around your individual progress that gives you a simple pre-test, and then focuses your learning experience on your studying needs) provide additional online support. Learning to use MINITAB, Excel, and the TI-83/84 graphing calculator is made easy with instructions included in relevant sections throughout the text.

About the Author
Robert R. Johnson is Professor of Mathematics Emeritus and a former chair of the Mathematics Department at Monroe Community College. He received his B.S. from SUNY Cortland and his M.A. from University of Northern Iowa, both in mathematics; and has studied statistics at University of Iowa and Rochester Institute of Technology. He is the co-author of JUST THE ESSENTIALS OF ELEMENTARY STATISTICS, Ninth Edition. Professor Johnson has given several presentations about the "teaching of statistics" and the use of MINITAB® in teaching statistics at various conferences and workshops. He has been using computers and MINITAB for over 30 years to aid in teaching statistics. He is also an active advocate for writing across the curriculum. Organizing the Beyond the Formula Statistics Conferences for teachers of Introductory Statistics has been a passion since 1997.

Patricia J. Kuby is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. Prior to coming to MCC, she taught at the Rochester Institute of Technology and worked as a statistician and programmer at General Motors. While at RIT, Patricia received the Excellence in Adjunct Teaching Award. Patricia is co-author of JUST THE ESSENTIALS OF ELEMENTARY STATISTICS, Ninth Edition. She has also written the accompanying Instructor's Resource Manual and Statistical Tutor. Patricia is an active advocate for incorporating MINITAB® and CyberStats into online and on-campus statistics classes and has given presentations on each of these software packages. She also received the Monroe Community College 2004/2005 Writing Across the Curriculum Outstanding Faculty Award for the integration of writing components into her statistics courses. An MCC graduate, Patricia received a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Quality and Applied Statistics from Rochester Institute of Technology.