ERIC Number: EJ309225
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Using Organizing Concepts to Facilitate the Teaching of Statistics.
Magnello, M. Eileen; Spies, Carl J.
Teaching of Psychology, v11 n4 p220-23 Dec 1984
Graduate psychology students were presented with statistical concepts and asked to rate their similarity-dissimilarity. Multidimensional scaling was used to judge how students organized the concepts. Results showed that the students were able to organize the materials into a meaningful structure only after the concepts were presented in an organized manner. (RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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