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Some examples of presentation techniques and tools on the web

Henry Reich, Perimeter Institute (physics), writes short scripts,
records them, creates storyboards with hand drawings, and then video
records the drawings

convey essence of idea (trim details) or examine just 1 detail

Dr. Derek Muller on the Veritasium youtube channel asks people questions
about why and what happens in order to investigate and explain a
misconception about temperature (physics)

we get the idea that a p-value is not a simple comparison value but
does it leave you with a good feeling about what a p-value really is?

uses a text-to-talk movie animation program
xtranormal

puzzling, non-intuitive nature of
conditional probability
is raised using examples from real life: OJ Simpson, drunk drivers,
and HIV test

recommends that beginners count first then think later about
the counterintuitive ideas of probability

the Monty Hall problem, another non-intuitive problem, with many
demonstrations on youtube

this example
uses a deck of cards to enlarge the size of the problem
to make the solution more intuitive and understandable

this example
compares the strategy of swapping versus not swapping to arrive
at a solution

examples from the University of Alabama
of statistics applets
written in html5 + javascript showing graphing and gui controls
available in html5 for simulations

applets always benefit from explanation and context for learners

uses MathJax for math notation on web pages

demonstrations of html5 and javascript for web
presentations, elements of simulations

Paul Kates
Mathematics Faculty CTE Liaison
pkates@uwaterloo.ca, x37047
Last modification date: Thu Oct 11 01:36:22 2012.