|Dani Ben-Zvi (Israel)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|The purpose of this presentation is
to describe and analyze the process of learning, and the mechanisms involved
therein, of 7th grade students working through an especially designed curriculum
on Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) in a technological environment. We follow,
at a very fine level of detail, the ways in which they begin to make sense
of data, data representations, and the "culture" of data handling
and analysis. In our establishment of the setting and in conducting the
analysis, we rely on both socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives. In
the light of the analysis, we propose a description of what it may mean
to learn EDA, and draw educational and curricular implications.
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