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Research Papers from The Third International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS III)


Authors: 
International Study Group for Research on Learning Statistics
Editors: 
Garfield, J. B.
Type: 
Category: 
Year: 
1990
Publisher: 
Third International Conference on Teaching Statistics
Place: 
Dunedin, New Zealand
Abstract: 

This packet is a collection of several separate papers from ICOTS III. It includes the following papers: - A Complementarity Between Intuitions and Mathematics, by Manfred Borovnik (ID 811) - What's Typical? Children's Ideas about Average, by Janice R. Mokros, Susan Jo Russell, Amy Shulman Weinberg and Lynne L. (ID 804) - The loss of intuition - A lesson for the school teacher?, by F. R. Jolliffe (ID 809) - Assessment of the understanding of statistical concepts, by F. R. Jolliffe (ID 812) - Exploring the Stability of Students' Conceptions of Probability, by Joan Garfield and Robert delMas - The Use of Multiple Items to Identify Misconceptions in Probabilistic Reasoning, by Robert delMas and Joan Garfield (ID 471) - Use of the arithmetic mean: An investigation of four properties issues and preliminary results, by Marjorie Roth Lean and Judith Zawojewski (ID 805) - The origin of inconsistencies in probabilistic reasoning of novices, by Clifford Konold, Alexander Pollatsek, Arnold Well and Jill Hendrickson (ID 810) - A longitudinal study of pupils' probability concepts, by David Green (ID 807) - Use of the Chance-Concept in Everyday Teaching - Aspects of a Socially Constituted Epistemology of Mathematical Knowledge, by Heinz Steinberg (ID 808) - Learning about sampling: Trouble at the core of statistics, by Andee Rubin, Bertram Bruce and Yvette Tenney (ID 806)