How students learn


Authors: 
Garfield, J. B.
Category: 
Pages: 
27-Jan
Year: 
1992
Publisher: 
Winter Meeting of the American Statistical Association
Place: 
Louisville
URL: 
RISE
Abstract: 

This paper focuses on the theme of statistical education and includes the following topics: 1. Theories of learning: how we think students learn 2. What we would like students to learn: in terms of statistical ideas, concepts, skills and beliefs 3. Research on teaching and learning statistics 4. Research on teaching and learning mathematics that relates to teaching and learning statistics 5. Implications of research for teaching statistics 6. One example: an alternative statistics course 7. What we still need to find out: a research agenda 8. Current projects

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