Setting the Stage for Students' Conceptual Change in Learning Statistics

Presented by:

Bob delMas, University of Minnesota; and Marsha Lovett, Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence, Carnegie Mellon University

03:00pm - 03:30pm Eastern Standard Time, June 10th, 2008


There is a large body of research on the mechanisms underlying student learning. In this webinar, we will explore four principles distilled from this research - the role of prior knowledge, how students organize knowledge, meaningful engagement, and goal-directed practice and feedback - and illustrate their application in the teaching of statistics. A more detailed example will be given to show how these principles can be integrated to develop and support our students' conceptual understanding.

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