ERIC Number: EJ823587
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Internet Approach versus Lecture and Lab-Based Approach for Teaching an Introductory Statistical Methods Course: Students' Opinions
Johnson, H. Dean; Dasgupta, Nairanjana; Zhang, Hao; Evans, Marc A.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v31 n1 p21-26 Jan 2009
The use of the Internet as a teaching tool continues to grow in popularity at colleges and universities. We consider, from the students' perspective, the use of an Internet approach compared to a lecture and lab-based approach for teaching an introductory course in statistical methods. We conducted a survey of introductory statistics students. Contradictory to what was hypothesized by the authors, they favoured keeping the lecture and lab-based approach for teaching the class.
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Statistics, Internet, Lecture Method, Statistical Analysis, Student Attitudes, Laboratories, Teaching Methods, College Students
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