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ERIC Number: EJ757434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
Teaching Statistics--Despite Its Applications
Ridgway, Jim; Nicholson, James; McCusker, Sean
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v29 n2 p44-48 Jun 2007
Evidence-based policy requires sophisticated modelling and reasoning about complex social data. The current UK statistics curricula do not equip tomorrow's citizens to understand such reasoning. We advocate radical curriculum reform, designed to require students to reason from complex data.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom