应我校邀请，卡罗莱纳海岸大学副教务长Professor Robert Sheehan将来我校做专题学术讲座，欢迎广大师生参加！报告具体安排如下：
报告题目：IncreasingQuantitative Reasoning Skills through the Use of Applied Statistics acrossSeveral Disciplines
报告人：Robert Sheehan （Professor）
报告摘要：Professor Sheehanbelieves passionately in the value of quantitative reasoning for students inall disciplines. People of all cultures are better citizens if they can makeuse of quantitative reasoning. Sheehan believes that Statistics is an excellentsubject area to help students reason quantitatively. He uses software packagesto explore the relationships between variables. His favorite software is SPSSbut he also uses excel, SAS, R, Matlab, and others. This lecture helps studentsto understand the strength and limitations of statistical significance, how tochoose from many statistical models, and to know what strengths and limitationsare of each model,. He will also emphasize the need to understand and quantify"Effect Size" and "Power". He teaches a blend of parametricand non-parametric statistics and he shows students how to test if theirresults are different. He believes there is much in common understandingbetween disciplines such as Economics, Finance, Accounting, Psychology,Sociology, Marine Science when proper statistics are understood and used.
Robert Sheehan, Ph.D.
Coastal Carolina University
Professor of Statistics:Physical Sciences & Social Science & Special Asst. to the PresidentProfessor with Tenure
Awards and Honors
Distinguished Alumnus of theCollege of Education, Georgia State University, 1983
Spencer Fellow, National Academyof Education, 1982
Summa Cum Laude graduate fromthe University of Massachusetts, 1974
Books and Monographs
Garwood, S. Gray and Sheehan, R(1989)Implementing EarlyIntervention for Infants and Toddlers: The Challenge of Public Law99-457.Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.
Wachs. T.D., Sheehan, R. (Eds.)(1988)Assessment ofDevelopmentally Disabled Children.New York: Plenum.
Bricker, D., &Sheehan, R.(1981). Early education for the handicapped infant and child: A plan toevaluate child progress. (Series paper#10).Western StatesTechnical Assistance Resource,1-34.
Hodges, W., Branden, A.,Feldman, R., Follins, J., Love, J., Sheehan R., Lumbley,J., Osborn, J., Rentfrow,R., Houston,J.,Lee,C.(1980).Follow through: Forces forchange in the primary schools.Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press.
Day, D., & Sheehan R.(1973).The preschoolobservation guide.Continuing Education Press, University of Massachusetts.