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ERIC Number: EJ606768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-4277
How To Improve Statistical Thinking: Choose the Task Representation Wisely and Learn by Doing.
Sedlmeier, Peter
Instructional Science, v28 n3 p227-62 May 2000
Proposes a new training approach to teach effective statistical thinking and describes two studies where people were trained to solve tasks involving conjunctive and conditional probabilities using a frequency grid. Discusses frequency format versus probability format, and describes results that suggest the importance of learning by doing. (Contains 68 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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