ERIC Number: EJ586138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Teaching Statistical Literacy.
Cerrito, Patricia B.
College Teaching, v47 n1 p9-13 Win 1999
Argues that statistical literacy is a necessary component of a complete college education and important in combating growing innumeracy in American society, and describes a general education course at the University of Louisville (Kentucky) that includes it. Instruction focuses on societal issues, sometimes controversial, for which an understanding of statistics and their use is crucial. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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