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Scholarly electronic journals: economic and technical issues
(Arizona State University, College of Education, 2000)
In this paper we discuss scholarly communication and the emergence of electronic journals. Scholarly electronic journals are expanding their influence. Currently, about 70 peer-reviewed scholarly journals in education are ...
Indexing distributions of data: preservice teachers’ notions of representativeness (Pre-published version)
The purpose of the study was to identify strategies used by preservice elementary teachers to index distributions of data. A secondary purpose of the study was to investigate whether representational form influenced the ...
Next steps in statistics education: identifying teacher professional development needs for teaching the data analysis component of primary level mathematics
(IASE [International Association of Statistics Education], 2009)
This study reveals the pedagogical decision making undertaken when designing instruction for primary level statistics. We report on the activity of five groups of preservice teachers when engaging in Lesson Study and ...
Insights into informal inferential reasoning in the primary classroom
(IPMS [International Programme in the Mathematical Sciences], 2009)
Gifted students’ understanding of statistics: analysis of data arising from a small group teaching experiment
The principal objective of the study was to gain insight into cognitive processes related to three gifted students’ understanding of data. Small group teaching experiment methodology was used to uncover students’ understanding ...
Coordinating student learning and teacher activity – The case of Savannah: Motivating an understanding of representativeness through examination of distributions of data
(St. Patrick's College, Dublin, 2007)
This research study investigated the measures chosen by five 4th to 8th grade students when selecting statistical measures to describe distributions of data. Over the course of eight weeks of instruction, individual teaching ...
A picture is worth a thousand words: Insights into graphicacy skills of primary prospective preservice teachers
(St. Patrick's College, Dublin, 2009)
Graphs are an integral component of primary and secondary level mathematical experiences as a part of the probability and statistics strand. A review of curriculum implementation in primary mathematics revealed that, ...