ERIC Number: ED201473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Option Y, Statistics.
This guide outlines a one semester Option Y course, which has seven learner objectives. The course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the concerns and methods of statistics, and to equip them to deal with the many statistical matters of importance to society. Topics covered include graphs and charts, collection and organization of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, uses and misuses of statistics, frequency distributions, correlations and regression. The document opens with sections on the nature of statistics, its value, problem solving, approaches to teaching, and the role and nature of audio-visual aids. The guide has a section on each of the seven objectives, which lists important concepts, performance objectives, sample exercises, and suggested student reading and film/slide presentations. The guide concludes with a comprehensive list of available materials, including; (1) annotated bibliographies of texts and supplementary books; (2) additional resources; (3) sources of data; (4) films; (5) slides/cassettes; (6) transparencies; (7) miscellaneous; (8) publishers; and (9) sources of audiovisual materials. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.