Reforming the introductory statistics course


Authors: 
Garfield, J. B.
Category: 
Pages: 
24-Jan
Year: 
1991
Publisher: 
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association
Place: 
Chicago
URL: 
RISE
Abstract: 

This paper discusses the movements involving reform of statistical education, both at the college and precollege level. In addition, one model for a revised introductory course, based on the two reform movements is included. This course is based on the following components: Involvement with real data, emphasis on exploring data, use of new software and technology, oral and written communication, and confronting misconceptions

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