Who Is Teaching Introductory Statistics?


Authors: 
Frank P. Soler
Volume: 
64(1)
Pages: 
Online
Year: 
2010
Publisher: 
The American Statistician
URL: 
http://pubs.amstat.org/doi/pdf/10.1198/tast.2010.09183
Abstract: 

The growing popularity of the statistical sciences has brought about an unprecedented student demand for undergraduate statistics courses, especially courses of an introductory nature. The question of "Who Is Teaching Introductory Statistics?" is at the core of whether over the next 50 years the discipline of statistics would be desired or feared. This commentary addresses compelling issues currently facing the status of statistics education in this nation.

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