Multimedia for teaching statistics: Promises and pitfalls


Book: 
The American Statistician
Authors: 
Velleman, P. F., & Moore, D. S.
Category: 
Volume: 
50(3)
Pages: 
217-225
Year: 
1996
Abstract: 

This article examines the usefulness of multimedia technology for teaching statistics, with attention to both promises and pitfalls. We suggest some principles for the design and use of multimedia, and we offer opinions on the role of human teachers in a multimedia educational environment.