Some remarks on empirical investigations on probability and statistics concepts


Book: 
Theory, Research & Practice in Mathematical Education
Authors: 
Bentz, H., & Borovcnik, M.
Editors: 
Bell, A., Low, B., & Kilpatrick, J.
Type: 
Category: 
Pages: 
266-275
Year: 
1984
Publisher: 
Shell Centre for Mathematical Education
Place: 
Nottingham, UK
Abstract: 

In the following article some examples used in empirical investigations are discussed to show how difficult empirical research really is. A problem catalogue should have an impact on critical analysis of major research work in this field which is still to be done.