International Handbook of Research in Statistics Education

International Handbook of Research in Statistics Education

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319661933
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 12/10/2017
Series: Springer International Handbooks of Education
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dani Ben-Zvi, Joan Garfield, and Katie Makar are leading researchers in statistics education and active in the international community. They develop and coordinate graduate programs in statistics education, prepare teachers and doctoral students, and conduct research in schools that contribute to the field. They have recruited the most prominent statistics educators and researchers from around the world to collaborate with them as section editors or authors for the handbook.

Table of Contents

PartI. Statistics, statistics education, and statistics education research.- Introduction to Part I.- What is statistics?.- What is statistics education?.- What is statistics education research?.- PartII. Major contributions of statistics education research.- Introduction to Part II.- The practice of statistics.- Research on data.- Research on uncertainty.-Introducing Children to Modeling Variability.-Learning about Statistical Inference.-Statistics Learning Trajectories.-Research on Statistics Teachers’ Cognitive and Affective Characteristics.- Part III. Contemporary issues and emerging directions in research on learning and teaching statistics.- Introduction to Part III.- The Nature and Use of Theories in Statistics Education.- Re-imagining curriculum approaches.-Challenge to the Established Curriculum (A Collection of Reflections).-Building Capacity in Statistics Teacher Education.-Revolutions in Teaching and L

earning Statistics (A Collection of Reflections).-Design of Statistics Learning Environments.

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