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ERIC Number: EJ1144685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
A Study on the Application of Creative Problem Solving Teaching to Statistics Teaching
Hu, Ridong; Xiaohui, Su; Shieh, Chich-Jen
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v13 n7 p3139-3149 Jul 2017
Everyone would encounter the life issue of solving complicated problems generated by economic behaviors among all activities for making a living. Various life problems encountered therefore could be generalized by economic statistics. In other words, a lot of important events in daily life are related to economic statistics. For this reason, teaching students to understand the world, make reasonable decisions, and behave correctly on important personal or social issue has been the major objectives and directions of education. Taking universities in Fujian Province as the research subjects, including Xiamen University and Fuzhou University, the experimental design is applied to this study. The research results reveal that 1. creative problem solving teaching would affect attitudes toward learning, 2. creative problem solving teaching would influence learning achievements, 3. attitudes toward learning show significantly positive effects on learning effect in learning achievements, and 4. attitudes toward learning present notably positive effects on learning gain in learning achievements. According to the results, suggestions are eventually proposed in this study, expecting to train students' ability to make correct judgment and solve problems when facing the diverse and complicated information in the society or the critical choice of continuing study or looking for employment as well as to enhance the urgency.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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