Drawing upon his passion for statistics and teaching, Mike Sullivan addresses the needs of today's students, the challenges teachers face, and changes in the statistics community. With feedback from his own students and classroom experience, Fundamentals of Statistics provides the tools to help students learn better and think statistically in a concise, friendly presentation. The CD conatins all the student supplement content , the data sets, graphing calculator manual, excel manual, a PDF of the Formula and Table card from the back of the book, and a guide to using statcrunch with the title. Note: This is just the standalone book and CD, it does t come with an Access Card. If an Access Card is required ask your instructor for the ISBN of the package which would include the Book & CD plus the Access Card.
With training in mathematics, statistics, and economics, Mike Sullivan, III has a varied teaching background that includes 15 years of instruction in both high school and college-level mathematics. He is currently a full-time professor of mathematics and statistics at Joliet Junior College. Mike has numerous textbooks in publication in addition to his Introductory Statistics Series, which include a Developmental Math series, and a Precalculus series, which he writes with his father, Michael Sullivan. Mike has built this book in the classroom using feedback from his students. He is well aware of the challenges of students taking an introductory statistics course. His goal is for students to be more informed interpreters of data, so that they will be better decision makers and have stronger critical-thinking skills. When not in the classroom or writing, Mike enjoys spending time with his three children, Michael, Kevin, and Marissa, and playing golf. Follow Mike on Facebook(r) (www.facebook.com/SullyStats) and Twitter (@SullyStats).