A sample syllabus for an introductory research methods course. Though this course has a lab, that content could also go into the lecture portion of the course, or incorporated as something students do outside of class as group projects. Please click here for the file.
A quick 3 minute TED talk about why learning about statistics is more important than calculus from Arthur Benjamin. It helps to show this early in a statistics course to combat questions about, “why do we need to learn this?”