ERIC Number: ED262977
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 II.
Grey, D. R., Ed.; And Others
The second volume of these conference proceedings includes 35 papers presented under seven topic headings. The topic headings are: (1) education and training in statistics in developing countries; (2) co-operation between academic and practicing statisticians; (3) teaching survey sampling; (4) teaching design and analysis of experiments; (5) training industrial practitioners; (6) principles of learning probability and statistics (including papers examining children's choice behavior in probabilistic situations, a survey of probability concepts in 3000 students aged 11-16 years, teaching probability and statistics so as to overcome some misconceptions, and the role of explanation in teaching elementary probability); and (7) the teaching of agricultural statistics (which includes a single paper on training of personnel for agricultural statistics in Jordan). Like the papers in the first volume, these papers provide a summary of the situation in statistical education around the world and point the way to future developments. (JN)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Industry, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Probability, Statistics, 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 I, see SE 046 188.