ERIC Number: EJ530622
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Teaching Statistics in Principal Preparation Programs: Part One.
McNamara, James F.; Thompson, David P.
International Journal of Educational Reform, v5 n3 p381-89 Jul 1996
Proposes an alternative strategy for teaching basic statistics to prospective and practicing school principals. A basic statistics course should emphasize exploratory data analysis, graphics, and report writing; illustrate statistical concepts using real-world data; stress descriptive statistical methods; and require students to learn all three statistical properties of a univariate distribution. (12 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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