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How students learn statistics revisited: A current review of research on teaching and learning statistics


Authors: 
Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2007)
Category: 
Volume: 
75(3)
Pages: 
372–396
Year: 
2007
Publisher: 
International Statistical Review
Abstract: 

This paper provides an overview of current research on teaching and learning statistics, summarizing studies that have been conducted by researchers from different disciplines and focused on students at all levels. The review is organized by general research questions addressed, and suggests what can be learned from the results of each of these questions. The implications of the research are describedintermsofeightprinciplesforlearningstatisticsfromGarfield(1995)whicharerevisited in the light of results from current studies.