ERIC Number: EJ1049473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
A Story-Based Simulation for Teaching Sampling Distributions
Turner, Stephen; Dabney, Alan R.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v37 n1 p23-25 Spr 2015
Statistical inference relies heavily on the concept of sampling distributions. However, sampling distributions are difficult to teach. We present a series of short animations that are story-based, with associated assessments. We hope that our contribution can be useful as a tool to teach sampling distributions in the introductory statistics classroom.
Descriptors: Statistics, Statistical Analysis, Inferences, Sampling, Animation, Introductory Courses, Video Technology, Educational Technology, Story Telling, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods
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