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Session 8G. Teaching Statistics to Second-Language Students

Session Organizer(s)

Mbulaheni Nthangeni (South Africa)

Session Abstract

In the teaching of Statistics, students have to learn the language of as statistics. This is made more difficult for students when the teaching is not in their home language, which invariably means that textbooks are not in their home language.

How are Statistics educators addressing this problem?

Indeed, are Statistics educators addressing this problem at all?


Presentation 8G1 Statistics Teaching Enhanced by Teamwork - a Multicultural Experience in South Africa
Renette J Blignaut (South Africa)
Presentation 8G2 Understanding of Basic Probability Concepts among First Year University Students Michael Glencross (South Africa)
Andile Mji (South Africa)
Presentation 8G3 To be announced  

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