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Web Site Production Credits

Learning Math: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability is a production of WGBH Interactive and WGBH Educational Programming and Outreach for Annenberg Media.

Copyright © 2002 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.

The contents of this module were developed in part under a grant to PBS from the Department of Education, Award Number R286A950001-99. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

Senior Producer
Ted Sicker

Curriculum Director
Denise Blumenthal

Content Developers
Gary D. Kader, Appalachian State University, NC
L. Mike Perry, Appalachian State University, NC

Classroom Case Studies Developer
DeAnn Huinker, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Curriculum Developer
Anna Brooks

Curriculum Project Coordinators
Laura O'Neill
Sanda Zdjelar

Core Advisors
Bowen Kerins
Faye Nisonoff Ruopp

Additional Advisors
Suzanne Chapin
Susan Friel

Plum Crane
Lisa Rosenthal
Christian Wise

Web Developers
Joe Brandt
Kirsten Connelly

Online Video Segment Coordinator
Mary Susan Blout

Business Managers
Walter Gadecki
Joe Karaman

Unit Managers
Maria Constantinides
Adriana Sacchi

With the assistance of
Tim Barney
Jennifer Davis-Kay
Nina Farouk
Yasmin Madan
Jessica Rueter
Kate Smyres
Julie Wolf

Video Series Production Credits    Back to top

Learning Math: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability is a production of WGBH Educational Foundation for Annenberg Media.

Executive Producer
Michele Korf

Senior Project Director
Amy Tonkonogy

Content Developers
Gary D. Kader, Appalachian State University, NC
L. Mike Perry, Appalachian State University, NC

Gary D. Kader

Christine Dietlin

Glenn Hunsberger

Nicholas Branca, San Diego State University, CA
Suzanne Chapin, Boston University, MA
Mary Eich, Newton Public Schools, MA
Hollee Freeman, TERC, Mass.
Susan Friel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
DeAnn Huinker, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Susan Lamon, Marquette University, WI
Miriam Leiva, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Joan Lukas, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Carol Malloy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Michelle Manes, Mathematics Teacher and Educational Consultant, MA
Bill Masalski, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Arthur Powell, Rutgers-Newark College of Arts and Sciences, NJ
Sid Rachlin, East Carolina University, NC
Faye Nisonoff Ruopp, Educational Consultant, MA
Marty Simon, Pennsylvania State University
Myriam Steinback, TERC, MA

Content Editor
Srdjan Divac, Harvard University, MA

Associate Producers
Irena Fayngold
Jessica Rueter

Project Coordinator
Sanda Zdjelar

Production Manager
Mary Ellen Gardiner

Post Production Associate Producer
Peter Villa

Production Coordinator
Lisa Eure

Location Coordinator
Nathan Gunner

Fred Barzyk

Sam Ameen
Bill Charette
Bart Childs
Lance Douglas
Larry LeCain
Steve McCarthy

Steve Bores
Chris Bresnahan
Mario Cardenas
Charlie Collias
David King
Keith McManus
Giles Morin
Andy Turrett

Brian Snider

David Siegel

Gaye Korbet
Daryl Myers
Alisa Placas

On-line Editors
David Eells
John O'Brien

Sound Mix
John Jenkins
Dan Lesiw

Original Music
Tom Martin

Judy Richardson

Business Manager
Joe Karaman

Unit Manager
Maria Constantinides

Office Coordinators
Justin Brown
Ivy Moylan
Laurie Wolf

Special Thanks   Back to top

Session 1: Measurement Error: This Old Tape Measure
Norm Abram, Tom Silva, This Old House

Session 2: Data Organization and Representation: Weather Forecasting
Kim Martucci, Fox Studio 25, WFXT Boston

Session 3: Describing Distributions: New Balance
New Balance Inc.:
Jim Tompkins, President and C.O.O.
Stan Mescon, Sales and Product Planning Manager
Dave Elder, Manager of Production Planning

Session 4: The Median: Salary.com
Bill Coleman, Vice President of Compensation, Salary.com

Session 5: Variation About the Mean: The Boston Harbor Project
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority:
Dr. Andrea Rex, Lisa Wong, Nicole O'Neill

Session 6: Designing Experiments: Physicians' Health Study
Brigham and Women's Hospital:
Howard Sesso, Division of Preventive Medicine
Dr. Michelle Holmes, The Channing Laboratory

Session 7: Bivariate Data and Analysis: Anthropological Studies
Mark E. Mack, Professor, Biological Anthropology, Howard University
Archival photographs courtesy of The Library of Congress

Session 8: Probability: Risk Analysis
Doug McCrum, President, Global Specialty Risk
Archival footage courtesy of Sekani, Inc., and KD&E, Inc.

Session 9: Random Sampling and Estimation: Lake Victoria
New England Aquarium
William Oweke Ojwang, Les Kaufman, Biology Dept., Boston University
Archival footage courtesy of Nile Ziemba, North River Media, and New England Aquarium

Session 10: Classroom Case Studies
Suzanne L'Esperance, Northwest Elementary School, NH
Ellen Sabanosh, Gerald M. Parmenter School, MA
Paul Sowden, Eleanor Johnson Middle School, MA

Site Location
Oak Hill School, Newton, MA


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