Review the article, The Future of Statistical Thinking. Take a position. Is it true today that statistics are necessary in modern society?
First, title your post either “Understanding Statistics Is Necessary to Be an Effective Citizen” or “Understanding Statistics Is NOT Necessary to Be an Effective Citizen.”
For your initial post, address the following:
- Make your case by persuasively supporting your position. Include at least one recent (within the past five years) scholarly source to support your position.
- Relate one of these programmatic course themes to your position about whether statistics are indispensable in modern society. You may want to review the Programmatic Themes document.
- Social justice
- Career connections