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Hokor, Evans Kofi; Apawu, Jones; Owusu-Ansah, Nana Akosua; Agormor, Sefakor – Pedagogical Research, 2022
Concerns about the influence of misconceptions, culture and social setting on probabilistic reasoning of teacher trainees led to a study in this area to explore the reasoning of preservice teachers from a college of education in Ghana. This study investigates preservice teachers' misconceptions and difficulties in probabilistic problems solving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Misconceptions, Probability
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Hokor, Evans Kofi – Pedagogical Research, 2020
Several studies revealed that probability misconceptions were widespread among students, but the activities for addressing the misconceptions has been lacking. This study designed activities that reflect real life situations for addressing equiprobability bias, positive and negative recency effects, belief bias and representativeness bias for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Logical Thinking, Abstract Reasoning