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KPCC: "Vexed By College Statistics Courses? New Approaches Emphasize Practical Learning" (Jessica Utts interviewed)

College-level math is a big obstacle to graduation for many California students — and statistics is often the biggest roadblock within the curriculum.

Universities are revisiting a decades-old effort to improve the teaching of statistics by focusing introductory classes on concepts and showing how they apply in the real world before teaching the formulas that trip up many students.

Listen to the interview at KPCC.