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ERIC Number: EJ1018434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 27
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1069-1898
Interview with Mike Shaughnessy
Rossman, Allan; Shaughnessy, Mike
Journal of Statistics Education, v21 n1 2013
Mike Shaughnessy is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University in Oregon. He served as co-chair for the Board for the Special Interest Group for Research in Mathematics Education of the American Educational Research Association from 2005-2007. A member of the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), he served as President of NCTM from 2010-2012. This interview took place via email on November 25, 2012-February 18, 2013. Topics discussed during this interview include: (1) research in probabilistic thinking; (2) Ph.D. programs in mathematics education; (3) the development of statistics education; (4) preparing future teachers of statistics; (5) the work of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics; (6) the Common Core State Standards; (7) the "next big thing" in statistics education research; and (8) attitude toward change in the field of statistics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Oregon
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