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Poster 11-15. The Challenge of Teaching Statistics at a Distance Education Institution in Southern Africa: UNISA

Presenters
M Botha (South Africa) botham@unisa.ac.za
H Labuschagne (South Africa) labushh@unisa.ac.za
A Bekker (South Africa) bekkea@unisa.ac.za

 

Poster Abstract
A perspective is given on the teaching of Statistics at a distance education institution in Africa, namely UNISA, a leader in the field of Distance Education for many years. Various aspects influence the performance of a student, such as background, academic record, age and the physical absence of an educator. In this presentation these aspects, as applied to a student in Statistics, as well as possible solutions are considered.
 

 

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