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Exploring the Goodness of Fit in Linear Models - References and Resources

Scott A. Sinex

AMATYC (2004) Beyond Crossroads Draft Version 6.0, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (accessed 18 March 2005)

Langkamp, G., and J. Hull (2003) Classroom-Ready Data Sets in Environmental Mathematics, Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications 3 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Lohninger, H., et al. (undated) Learning by Simulations , Electronic Media Group, Institute of Chemical Technology and Analytics, Vienna University of Technology, Austria (accessed 18 March 2005)

Motulsky, H. (2002) Detecting Outliers , GraphPad Software (accessed 18 March 2005)

NCTM (2000) Principles and Standards for School Mathematics , National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (accessed 18 March 2005)

NSTA (2001) College Pathways to the Science Education Standards, National Science Teachers Association (accessed 18 March 2005)

Sinex, S. A. (2004) An Interactive Higher-Order Thinking Tool, TechLearning Educator's Outlook (accessed 18 March 2005)

Additional resources

Scatter Excel spreadsheet, used on pages 3-8

Constructing an Interactive Excel Spreadsheet tutorial from Sinex (2004), referenced on page 2 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Sample student activity  using the Scatter spreadsheet -- see page 3 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Beer's Law Simulator, referenced on page 10 (accessed 18 March 2005)

QELP data sets, Quantitative Environmental Learning Project -- see also Langkamp and Hull (2003) and pages 1 and 11 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Leverage Effect in Regression , downloadable Java simulation, #2003 in Lohninger et al. (undated), referenced on page 5 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Putting Points Java applet, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, referenced on page 5 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Grubbs' Test, online calculator for outlier detection, Graphpad Software QuickCalcs  -- see also Motulsky (2002) and page 9 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Detecting Outliers with Grubbs' Test, interactive Excel spreadsheet to accompany Motulsky (2002), Graphpad Software -- see page 9 (accessed 18 March 2005)

Scott A. Sinex, "Exploring the Goodness of Fit in Linear Models - References and Resources," Convergence (March 2005)