ICOTS 8 2010

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Videos of Plenary Talks


Data and context in statistics education: towards an evidence-based society

Evidence-based medicine

Evidence-based policy making

Evidence-based management

The researcher/practitioner gap

Creating an evidence-based society

Lies, damn lies, statistics: lessons from past and present for the future

Statistics education at the school level

Learners’ first experiences of handling data — focusing on 7 to 13 year olds

Secondary-level statistical education

Statistical education at the Secondary/Higher Education interface

Using technology at school level to enhance statistical understanding

Improving the teaching of statistics at school level

Making connections between educational research and teaching statistics at the school level

Learning to teach statistics

Professional development of teachers

Pre-service preparation for primary teachers

The impact of technology on learning to teach statistics

Learning to use context in teaching statistics at school and tertiary level

Learning to teach data-based statistics at school and tertiary level

Similarities and contrasts in teaching mathematical and statistical thinking

Diversity in types of teaching at the tertiary level

Practicum learning to teach statistics: perspectives from young staff

Statistics education at the post secondary (tertiary) level

A taxonomy of statistics courses

Less parametric methods in statistics

Methods for ordinal data analysis

Innovations in teaching statistics at the tertiary level

Heterogeneity of student levels

Sensible use of multivariate software

Learning statistics through projects

Integrating consulting with graduate education

Integrating Bayesian methods with traditional statistics education

Sampling populations

Assessment in statistics education

Assessing progress and performance with authentic and alternative assessment techniques

Methods for large scale assessment of meaningful knowledge of statistics

The use of innovative technologies to enhance assessment of statistical knowledge

Assessing statistical literacy and critical understanding of real-world messages related to statistics, probability, and risk

Assessing statistical reasoning and statistical thinking

Statistics education, training and the workplace

Environmental statistics

Statistics training for researchers in other disciplines

Medical statistics

Statistical applications in the workplace

Service learning and statistics: integrating statistics education into the workplace

Preparing for the world of work: lessons for statistics education from beyond the field

Statistics education and the wider society

Statistics and the media

Statistics and sports

Statistics in psychology and the social sciences

Statistics education for engineering

Statistics for biology and the health sciences

Statistics in business

Statistics for non-quantitative majors

Official statistics in statistics education:links between IASE and IAOS

Research in statistics education

Research on developing students’ statistical reasoning in primary and middle school

Research on developing students’ statistical reasoning at secondary and tertiary levels

Making sense of risk

Research on technology in statistics education

Theoretical frameworks in statistics education research

Research methodologies in statistics education

Research into learning statistics in vocational educational and training

Evidence-based statistical practice

Technology in statistics education

New paradigms in teaching statistics through technology

Rethinking the statistics curriculum: computing skills our students need

Virtual environments and experimental learning in statistics education

Advancing statistics education through visualization technologies

e-learning tools: evaluation and the role of the instructor

Sharing data for educational purposes (standards, databases, case studies)

Effective online educational materials

An international perspective on statistics education

Statistics teaching in the Asian context

Statistics education in Africa

Statistics education in developing countries

International projects that improve statistics education

The role that National Statistics Offices play in promoting statistics literacy

Statistics education in South America

One hundred years of progress — teaching statistics 1910 to 2010: what have we learned?

Contributed papers