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ERIC Number: EJ1160897
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2326-5507
Definitions and Models of Statistical Literacy: A Literature Review
Sharma, Sashi
Open Review of Educational Research, v4 n1 p118-133 2017
Despite statistical literacy being relatively new in statistics education research, it needs special attention as attempts are being made to enhance the teaching, learning and assessing of this sub-strand. It is important that teachers and researchers are aware of the challenges of teaching this literacy. In this article, the growing importance of statistics in today's information world and conceptions and components of statistical literacy are outlined. Frameworks for developing statistical literacy from research literature are considered next. Examples of tasks used in statistics education research are provided to explain the levels of thinking. Strengths and weaknesses of the frameworks are considered. The article concludes with some implications for teaching and research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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