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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Garfield, J.B. (Joan B.). Developing students' statistical reasoning. Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008 (OCoLC)222158919 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
J B Garfield; Dani Ben-Zvi |

ISBN: | 9781402083839 1402083831 1402083823 9781402083822 |

OCLC Number: | 288440263 |

Description: | 1 online resource |

Contents: | The Foundations of Statistics Education -- The Discipline of Statistics Education -- Research on Teaching and Learning Statistics -- Creating a Statistical Reasoning Learning Environment -- Assessment in Statistics Education -- Using Technology to Improve Student Learning of Statistics -- From Research to Practice: Developing the~Big Ideas of Statistics -- Learning to Reason About Data -- Learning to Reason About Statistical Models and Modeling -- Learning to Reason About Distribution -- Learning to Reason About Center -- Learning to Reason About Variability -- Learning to Reason About Comparing Groups -- Learning to Reason About Samples and Sampling Distributions -- Learning to Reason About Statistical Inference -- Learning to Reason About Covariation -- Implementing Change Through Collaboration -- Collaboration in the Statistics Classroom -- Collaboration in Teaching and Research. |

Responsibility: | by Joan B. Garfield, Dani Ben-Zvi. |

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From the reviews:This is a unique book. While providing a wealth of examples through lessons and data sets, it is also the best attempt by members of our profession to integrate suggestions from research findings with statistics concepts and pedagogy. The book's message about the importance of listening to research is loud and clear, as is its message about alternative ways of teaching statistics. This book will impact instructors, giving them pause to consider: "Is what I'm doing now really the best thing for my students? What could I do better?"Professor J. Michael Shaughnessy, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Portland State University, USAThis is a much-needed text for linking research and practice in teaching statistics. The authors have provided a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art in statistics education research. The insights they have gleaned from the literature should be tremendously helpful for those involved in teaching and researching introductory courses.Dr Randall E. Groth, Mathematics Education, Salisbury University, USA"Garfield and Ben-Zvi have taken on an enormous task in their book, Developing Students' Statistical Reasoning. ... The book contains an extended reference list that will be of great assistance to those who not only want to implement change in their teaching but also want to carry out research on that change with a view to reporting to the wider statistical educational community. ... the authors have met their goal of providing a new way of thinking about teaching and learning introductory formal statistics courses." (Jane Watson, The International Journal on Mathematics Education, Vol. 41, 2009)"The main goal of the book ... is to reconciliate the research results with practical suggestions for teachers. ... Teachers of introductory statistics courses at the high school or college level will find in this book ideas, activities, research summaries directly applicable in classrooms. ... Unquestionably, the book will be ... a worthy resource filling in the gap between the researchers and the practitioners in the fast expanding field of statistics education." (Mihai Cipu, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1156, 2009) Read more...

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