Selected Publications, Articles & Presentations


Lesser, Lawrence M., Wall, Amitra, Carver, Robert H., Pearl Dennis K., Martin, Nadia, Kuiper, Shonda, Posner, Michael A., Erickson, Patricia, Liao, Shu-Min, Albert, Jim and Weber, John J.. "Using Fun in the Statistics Classroom: An Exploratory Study." Journal of Statistics Education 21. 1 (2013): .

Carver, Robert. "Look Who's Talking." Joint Statistical Meetings. San Diego, CA. August 2012.

Carver, Robert and Nash, Jane G.. Doing Data Analysis with SPSS 18.0,. 5th ed. Belmont CA: Cengage Learning, 2011.

Carver, Robert. "A Global Dozen." US Conference on Teaching Statistics, Cary, NC. May, 2011.

Carver, Robert. "How Global are Current Business School Textbooks?." Decision Sciences Institute, Boston. November, 2011.

Carver, Robert. "Introductory Statistics Unconstrained by Computability: A New Cobb Salad." Technology Innovations in Statistics Education 5. 1 (2011): on-line.

Carver, Robert. It May be a Great Day for Baseball, but is it a Great Day for a Knuckleball?. Proc. of Joint Statistical Meetings. Miami Beach, FL: American Statistical Association, 2011.

Carver, Robert. Practical Data Analysis with JMP. 1 ed. Cary NC: SAS Press, 2010.

Carver, Robert. “Recipe for a Cobb Salad in a Time of Easy Computability”. Proc. of 8th International Conference on Teaching Statistics. Ljubljana, Slovenia: International Association for Statistical Education, 2010.

Carver, Robert; Dobler, Carolyn P.. "Statistics Means Never Having to Say You’re Certain: Learning to Let Go & Tolerate Ambiguity." US Conference on Teaching Statistics. Columbus OH. June 2009.

Ord, K., Phelps, A., Carver, R.,. "Program Assessment and Accreditation, with Particular Reference to Business Schools." Joint Statistical Meetings,. Vancouver BC (Canada). August 3, 2010.

Carver, Robert. "Spanning the Globe: The Intro Stats course as a Gateway to the Rest of the World.." Joint Statistical Meetings. Denver CO. August 2008.

Carver, Robert. Minitab Supplement to Accompany Business Statistics by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman. Boston: Pearson Education, 2009.

Carver, Robert H., “Addressing Ambiguity Intolerance” Paper presented at the Decision Science Institute Meetings, Phoenix, AZ, November 2007.

Carver, Robert H.,  "Shades of Gray: Ambiguity Tolerance and Statistical Thinking” Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2007.

Carver, Robert H., "Spanning the Globe: Using Statistics to Introduce Students to the Rest of the World." Roundtable organized at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2007.

Carver, Robert H.,  "Students' Ambiguity Tolerance as a Success Factor in Learning to Reason Statistically", CAUSEWeb Webinar. Hosted by the Consortium to Advance Undergraduate Statistics Education at The Ohio State University, June 12, 2007.

_________________, “Ambiguity Intolerance: An Impediment to Inferential Thinking?” Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA, August 2006.

Carver, Robert H. and Nash, Jane G., Doing Data Analysis with SPSS 14.0 . (Belmont CA : Brooks/Cole, 2006). 

_________________, “Internationalizing the Introductory Statistics Course in Business.” Workshop conducted at the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute meeting, San Juan PR, March 2006.

_________________,  "Championing Statistical Thinking: An ASA INSPIRE Project." 1st US Conference on Teaching Statistics (USCOTS), Columbus Ohio, May 2005. 

_________________, “The Wright 1904 Flyer as a Vehicle for Conveying Statistical Concepts.” Paper presented at the Decision Sciences Institute meetings,  Boston MA, November 2004.

_________________, "Conveying the Core Concepts". Organizer and panelist at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Toronto Ontario, August 2004.

_________________,"Teaching Statistical Concepts with Computational Software: Shape".Presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute meeting, Washington DC , November 2003. 

_________________, Invited speaker and panelist on using technology to teach statistics at the annual Beyond the Formula Conference, Monroe Community College, Rochester NY, July 2003.


Carver, Robert H. and Nash, Jane G., Doing Data Analysis with SPSS 16.0 (4th edition).  (Cengage Learning, in press).

_________________, Doing Data Analysis with Minitab 14. (Belmont CA: Duxbury Press, 2004).

Chapters / Articles:

Carver, Robert H., "Tales of Huffman: An Exercise in Dealing with Messy Data.” CSBIGS: Cases in Business, Industry, Government and Government Statistics 1(2): 130-138, Fall, 2007.

Carver, Robert H. “If the River Stopped: A Talmudic Perspective on Downsizing.” Journal of Business Ethics.

Conference Presentations:

Click below to download recent presentation files:

CAUSE Webinar, June 2007
NE Decision Sciences Inst, San Juan PR, March 2006