eCOTS 2020 "Engaging Everyone"
Regional Conference @ CMU

May 18th 12:15pm-1:00pm & May 19th 12:15pm-1:00pm,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak, the eCOTS regional conference @ CMU will be replaced by two virtual meetings of regional statistics and data science educators to be followed by a in-person workshop at a later date in Fall 2020. We hope you’re able to join us as part of a growing, vibrant community!


If you would like to attend, please fill out the following Google Form to give us an estimate for the number of participants:

We also encourage everyone to submit a proposal for a short lightning talk (3min) to share something about your educational practice or research of teaching statistics with the community .


Monday May 18th: 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Lightning Talks
  • Rebecca Nugent: An Overview of ISLE
  • Josue Orellana: Instruction and learning using concept maps

Tuesday May 19th: 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Lightning Talks
  • Mozhdeh Forghaniarani: My research agenda
  • Peter Freeman: Building an early undergraduate research curriculum
  • Alex Reinhart: Think-aloud interviews: How we found out what our students are really thinking when they do statistics


If you have any questions about the event, please reach out to Philipp Burckhardt at