Foundational Podcasts

These Podcasts of Slide Shows define and illustrate many concepts and terms used in later materials and identify common basic mistakes and recommended solutions that carry over to advanced topics and skills. It is best to view these materials before progressing to the more advanced ones.

Using numbers as evidence—expository writing PC1.1
Choosing tools to present numeric information—tables, charts and prose PC2.1
Reporting one number PC2.2
Comparing two numbers PC2.3
Summarizing a pattern involving many numbers PC2.4
Differentiating between statistical significance and substantive importance PC3.1
Creating effective tables and charts PC5_6.1 
Organizing data in tables and charts PC5_6.2 
The “Vanna White” technique for presenting an exhibit ‘live’ PC19.3

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