The Teaching and Learning of Statistics: International by Dani Ben-Zvi, Katie Makar

By Dani Ben-Zvi, Katie Makar

This e-book offers the breadth and variety of empirical and sensible paintings performed on records schooling round the world. A wide selection of tools are used to reply to the study questions that shape it really is base. Case reports of unmarried scholars or lecturers geared toward knowing reasoning approaches, large-scale experimental stories trying to generalize tendencies within the educating and studying of records are either hired. a variety of epistemological stances are defined and utilized.

The educating and studying of records is gifted in a number of contexts within the ebook. those contain designed settings for children, scholars in formal education, tertiary point scholars, vocational colleges, and instructor expert improvement. A variety is clear additionally within the offerings of what to coach (curriculum), while to coach (learning trajectory), easy methods to train (pedagogy), find out how to display proof of studying (assessment) and what demanding situations lecturers and scholars face after they resolve statistical difficulties (reasoning and thinking).

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By Dani Ben-Zvi, Katie Makar

This e-book offers the breadth and variety of empirical and sensible paintings performed on records schooling round the world. A wide selection of tools are used to reply to the study questions that shape it really is base. Case reports of unmarried scholars or lecturers geared toward knowing reasoning approaches, large-scale experimental stories trying to generalize tendencies within the educating and studying of records are either hired. a variety of epistemological stances are defined and utilized.

The educating and studying of records is gifted in a number of contexts within the ebook. those contain designed settings for children, scholars in formal education, tertiary point scholars, vocational colleges, and instructor expert improvement. A variety is clear additionally within the offerings of what to coach (curriculum), while to coach (learning trajectory), easy methods to train (pedagogy), find out how to display proof of studying (assessment) and what demanding situations lecturers and scholars face after they resolve statistical difficulties (reasoning and thinking).

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More deviations but the line will have a negative slope. The intersection with the vertical axis will be different too. By changing the number of cases you can monitor the effect on the regression line. This last sentence may indicate that he understood the utility of sampling. In other words, he seemed to understand why the concept of sampling is useful in this task. When he drew samples of size 50 he mentioned the difference of the coefficients of the regression lines when executing samples of this same size.

Mathematics, statistics, and teaching. American Mathematical Monthly, 104, 801–823. , Eijkelhof, H. M. , & van Maanen, J. A. (2011). Authentic practices as contexts for learning to draw inferences beyond correlated data. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 13(1), 132–151. Gal, I. (2002). Adults’ statistical literacy: Meaning, components, responsibilities. International Statistical Review, 70(1), 1–25. , & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Developing students’ statistical reasoning: Connecting research and teaching practice.

22 A. Eichler and M. Vogel For example, about 50 % of the students provide an increase of the quality of their rationale from one task to another although the complexity of the first task is lower than that of the other task. 6 Discussion and Conclusion In this report, we explained our research into young students’ mental modelling of statistical situations by embedding our research questions in the field of existing research into stochastic education. We identified the characteristics of a statistical situation and a student’s reasoning as being constitutive for mental modelling within a specific situation of uncertainty.

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