A guide to teaching statistics: innovations and best practices

By: Hulsizer, Michael R | Woolf, Linda MPublication details: Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009Description: 253pISBN: 9781405155748Subject(s): Mathematics | Statistics | Teaching methodsLOC classification: QA276
Contents:
1. Teaching statistics: a beginning 2. Nuts & bolts of teaching statistics 3. Educational reform in statistics 4. In the classroom 5. Descriptive statistics & bivariate distributions 6. Teaching hypothesis testing 7. Data analysis in statistical education 8. Endings & beginnings
Summary: Based on an extensive review of the research in fields such as education, health sciences, mathematics, statistics, psychology, and the social sciences, the book covers a range of statistics education and assessment topics. The book also includes novel classroom exercises, pedagogical tools, and computer applications designed to enhance active learning. Topics include descriptive, inferential, and multivariate statistics as well as the importance of using real data in the classroom, the role of ethics and diversity in statistics, and the effectiveness of online statistical education. The authors also provide extensive coverage of the research concerning statistical literacy, thinking, and reasoning.
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1. Teaching statistics: a beginning 2. Nuts & bolts of teaching statistics 3. Educational reform in statistics 4. In the classroom 5. Descriptive statistics & bivariate distributions 6. Teaching hypothesis testing 7. Data analysis in statistical education 8. Endings & beginnings

Based on an extensive review of the research in fields such as education, health sciences, mathematics, statistics, psychology, and the social sciences, the book covers a range of statistics education and assessment topics. The book also includes novel classroom exercises, pedagogical tools, and computer applications designed to enhance active learning. Topics include descriptive, inferential, and multivariate statistics as well as the importance of using real data in the classroom, the role of ethics and diversity in statistics, and the effectiveness of online statistical education. The authors also provide extensive coverage of the research concerning statistical literacy, thinking, and reasoning.

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