tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-491174673971804494.post8138383871382720129..comments2022-10-20T05:05:59.973-07:00Comments on Confessions of a College Professor: Educationists need to leave higher education.Doomhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/04528555392898760692noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-491174673971804494.post-3133457392211997292014-11-14T05:08:30.087-08:002014-11-14T05:08:30.087-08:00Nice blog and a good effort to alert the education...Nice blog and a good effort to alert the educationists.<br /><a href="http://www.icd.org.pk/portfolio/uk-ireland-student-visa/" rel="nofollow">UK Ireland Student Visa</a>Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11198011272768500570noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-491174673971804494.post-37466392331147604482014-01-10T22:07:45.920-08:002014-01-10T22:07:45.920-08:00I concede it's a tricky question...the probabi...I concede it's a tricky question...the probability is actually 0 or 1. That's why it's called a "confidence" interval, as opposed to a "probability" interval. The technique works with 95% confidence, but whether it did or did not in any particular case is (typically) unknown.<br /><br />Doomhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04528555392898760692noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-491174673971804494.post-73071458788357948132014-01-10T21:10:50.573-08:002014-01-10T21:10:50.573-08:00'Student: “What is the probability the populat...'Student: “What is the probability the population mean is in the 95% confidence interval?”<br />Educationist, with ten years of experience teaching statistics: “95%”<br />--wrong answer, by the way. I kept my mouth shut.'<br /><br />Technically he or she is correct -- just expressing a tautology. Might have been more precise to say "0.95," as probability can be anywhere between 0 and 1, but this is just pedantic quibbling.AAhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/13242448989166177843noreply@blogger.com