The Challenge of Developing Statistical Literacy, Reasoning and Thinking / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Springer Netherlands
Unique in that it collects, presents, and synthesizes cutting edge research on different aspects of statistical reasoning and applies this research to the teaching of statistics to students at all educational levels, this volume will prove of great value to mathematics and statistics education researchers, statistics educators, statisticians, cognitive psychologists, mathematics teachers, mathematics and statistics curriculum developers, and quantitative literacy experts in education and government.
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Table of ContentsStatistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking: Goals, Definitions, and Challenges.- Towards an Understanding of Statistical Thinking.- Statistical Literacy.- A Comparison of Mathematical and Statistical Reasoning.- Models of Development in Statistical Reasoning.- Reasoning about Data Analysis.- Learning to Reason About Distribution.- Conceptualizing an Average as a Stable Feature of a Noisy Process.- Reasoning About Variation.- Reasoning about Covariation.- Students’ Reasoning about the Normal Distribution.- Developing Reasoning about Samples.- Reasoning about Sampling Distribitions.- Primary Teachers’ Statistical Reasoning about Data.- Secondary Teachers’ Statistical Reasoning in Comparing Two Groups.- Principles of Instructional Design for Supporting the Development of Students’ Statistical Reasoning.- Research on Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking: Issues, Challenges, and Implications.