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ERIC Number: EJ642875
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Understanding Statistical Significance: A Conceptual History.
Little, Joseph
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v31 n4 p363-72 2001
Considers how if literacy is envisioned as a sort of competence in a set of social and intellectual practices, then scientific literacy must encompass the realization that "statistical significance," the cardinal arbiter of social scientific knowledge, was not born out of an immanent logic of mathematics but socially constructed and reconstructed in response to sociohistoric conditions. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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