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ERIC Number: EJ354843
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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ISSN: ISSN-0092-055X
Some General Goals in Teaching Statistics.
Blalock, H. M.
Teaching Sociology, v15 n2 p164-72 Apr 1987
States that regardless of the content or level of a statistics course, five goals to reach are: (1) overcoming fears, resistances, and tendencies to memorize; (2) the importance of intellectual honesty and integrity; (3) understanding relationship between deductive and inductive inferences; (4) learning to play role of reasonable critic; and (5) learning to handle complexities in a systematic fashion. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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