ERIC Number: ED309929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Statistics to the Nonstatistician Part-Time Student: Issues for Consideration.
Seaver, William L.; Belli, Gabriella M.
This paper discusses the problems and general solutions of statistics teaching by summarizing some strategies that have been effective with part-time students in off-campus settings. Included are discussions on: (1) applications of computer skills and student projects; (2) teaching statistical thinking using various modes of presentations and introducing new topics with a review of the prerequisites; and (3) textbook issues including lecture notes and student study groups. A summary of teaching strategies is presented. (YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, March 27-31, 1989).