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ERIC Number: EJ1028288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
Bringing Data to Life into an Introductory Statistics Course with Gapminder
Le, Dai-Trang
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v35 n3 p114-122 Aut 2013
"Gapminder" is a free and easy to use software for visualising real-world data in multiple dimensions. The simple format of the Cartesian coordinate system is used in a dynamic and interactive way to convey a great deal of information. This tool can be readily used to arouse students' natural curiosity regarding world events and to increase the motivation to understand statistics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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