Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More
This activity teaches students the danger of basing sampling stop-rules on interim data analysis. It works by showing students that sampling this way can lead to false results such as that a coin is highly biased towards heads or tails.
Author: Jeffrey M. Osgood