Core professional development readings


These references were supplied by Joan Garfield, from the syllabus of her "EDSP 5271 - Becoming a Teacher of Statistics" course.

Ballman, K. (1997)
"Greater Emphasis on Variation in an Introductory Statistics Course"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 5(2)

Bryce, G. R. (2002)
"Undergraduate Statistics Education: An Introduction and Review of Selected Literature"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(2)

Chance, B. L. (2002)
"Components of Statistical Thinking and Implications for Instruction and Assessment"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(3)

Chance, B. and Rossman, A. (2001)
"Sequencing Topics in Introducing Statistics: A Debate on What to Teach When"
The American Statistician. Volume 55(2), 140-144

Cobb, G. (1993)
"Reconsidering Statistics Education: A National Science Foundation Conference"
Journal of Statistics Education 1(1)

delMas, R. C. (2002)
"Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Learning: A Commentary"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(3)

delMas, R. C., Garfield, J., and Chance, B. L. (1999)
"A Model of Classroom Research in Action: Developing Simulation Activities to Improve Students' Statistical Reasoning"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 7(3)

Fillebrown, S. (1994)
"Using Projects in an Elementary Statistics Course for Non-Science Majors"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 2(2)

Gal, I., and Ginsburg, L. (1994)
"The Role of Beliefs and Attitudes in Learning Statistics: Towards an Assessment Framework"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 2(2)

Garfield, J. (1995)
"How students learn statistics"
International Statistical Review, 63, 25-34

Garfield, J. (2002)
"The Challenge of Developing Statistical Reasoning"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(3)

Garfield, J. (Ed.) (2005).
Innovations in Teaching Statistics
MAA notes, number 65

Garfield, J., Chance, B., and Snell, J.L. (2000)
"Technology in College Statistics Courses"
in The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics at University Level: An ICMI Study, Derek Holton, et al (Eds), Kluwer Academic Publishers

Garfield, J., Hogg, B., Schau, C., and Whittinghill, D. (2002)
"First Courses in Statistical Science: The Status of Educational Reform Efforts"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(2)

Gelman, A., and Nolan, D. (2002).
Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks
Oxford Press.

Gnanadesikan, M., Scheaffer, R. L., Watkins, A. E., and Witmer, J. A. (1997)
"An Activity-Based Statistics Course"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 5(2)

Hubbard, R. (1997)
"Assessment and the Process of Learning Statistics"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 5(1)

Keeler, C. M., and Steinhorst, R. K. (1995)
"Using Small Groups to Promote Active Learning in the Introductory Statistics Course: A Report from the Field"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 3(2)

Konold, C. (1995)
"Issues in Assessing Conceptual Understanding in Probability and Statistics"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 3(1)

Loftsgaarden, D. O., & Watkins, A. E. (1998)
"Statistics teaching in colleges and universities: Courses, instructors, and degrees in fall 1995."
The American Statistician, 4, 308-314

Magel, R. C. (1998)
"Using Cooperative Learning in a Large Introductory Statistics Class"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 6(3)

Malone, C. J., and Bilder, C. R. (2001)
"Statistics Course Web Sites: Beyond syllabus.html"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 9(2)

Mills, J. D. (2002)
"Using Computer Simulation Methods to Teach Statistics: A Review of the Literature"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(1)

Moore, D. S. (1995)
"The Craft of Teaching"
MAA FOCUS (15) Number 2, 5-

Moore, D.S. (1997)
"New pedagogy and new content: the case of statistics"
International Statistical Review, 65, 123-137

Moore, D.S. (1998)
"Statistics among the liberal arts"
American Statistical Association 1998 Presidential Address, Journal of the American Statistical Association, pp. 1253-1259

Moore, D.S. and Cobb, G. (1997)
"Mathematics, Statistics, and Teaching"
American Mathematical Monthly, 104 (1997), 801-823

Moore, T. (Ed.) (2001)
Teachings Statistics
MAA notes, number 52

Mulekar, M. (2000)
"Internet Resources for AP Statistics Teachers"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 8(2)

Pfannkuch, M., and Brown, C. M. (1996)
"Building On and Challenging Students' Intuitions About Probability: Can We Improve Undergraduate Learning?"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 4(1)

Rossman, A. J. (1994)
"Televisions, Physicians, and Life Expectancy"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 2(2)

Rossman, A. and Chance, B. (2001)
"Teaching Contemporary Statistics Through Active Learning"
invited article, PBS Teacher Source web page

Rossman, A. and Chance, B. (1999)
"Teaching the Reasoning of Statistical Inference: A 'Top Ten' List'"
College Mathematics Journal, 30(4), pp. 297-305

Rossman, A., Chance, B., & Ballman, K. (2000)
"A Data-Oriented, Active Learning, Post-Calculus Introduction to Statistical Concepts, Methods, and Theory"
presented at Joint Statistical Meetings, August 2000

Rumsey, D. J. (2002)
"Statistical literacy as a goal for introductory statistics courses"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(3)

Scheaffer, Richard L. (2001)
"Statistics Education: Perusing the Past, Embracing the Present, and Charting the Future"
Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education, Volume 7, Number 1 (Winter 2001)

Smith, G. (1998)
"Learning Statistics By Doing Statistics"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 6(3)

Snee, R. (1990)
"Statistical thinking and its contribution to quality"
The American Statistician, 44, 116-121

Steinhorst, R. K., and Keeler, C. M. (1995)
"Developing Material for Introductory Statistics Courses from a Conceptual, Active Learning Viewpoint"
Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 3(3)

Utts, J. (2003)
"What educated citizens should know about statistics and probability?"
The American Statistician, 57 (2), 74-79

Velleman, P.F. and Moore, D.S. (1996)
"Multimedia for teaching statistics: Promises and pitfalls"
The American Statistician, 50, 217-225

Wild, C. , Triggs, C., & Pfannkuch M.
"Assessment on a Budget: Using Traditional Methods Imaginatively"
In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education. Netherlands: IOS Press

Wild, C.J. and Pfannkuch, M. (1999)
"Statistical thinking in empirical enquiry"
International Statistical Review, 67, 221-248

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