ERIC Number: ED262976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the International Conference on Teaching Statistics (1st, University of Sheffield, England, August 9-13, 1982). Volume I.
Grey, D. R., Ed.; And Others
The first volume of these conference proceedings includes an introductory talk (on why statistics should be taught), three plenary papers (discussing stochastics at the school level in the age of the computer, optimum balance between statistical theory and applications in teaching, and the relevance of statistical training), and 35 invited papers. The papers are organized under nine topic headings. These topic areas are: (1) teaching statistics in schools (6-11 years age group); (2) teaching statistics in schools (12-15 years age group); (3) teaching statistics in schools (16-18 years age group); (4) teaching statistics to non-statisticians; (5) development of teaching materials at the school level; (6) training of teachers in statistics; (7) use of calculators and computers in teaching; (8) teaching statistics with the help of case studies; and (9) training statistical practitioners. Topics addressed in the individual papers summarize the situation in statistical education around the world and point the way to future developments. (JN)
Descriptors: Calculators, Case Studies, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Material Development, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Secondary School Mathematics, Statistical Analysis, Statistics, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Teaching Statistics Trust, c/o Centre for Statistical Education, 25 Broomgrove Road, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S10 2NA, (10 pounds 50 pence).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Note: Edited and published by the Organising Committee of the First International Conference on Teaching Statistics. For Volume II, see SE 046 189.