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Topic 8. Other Determinants and Developments in Statistics Education

Topic Convenor(s)

Philip J. Boland (Ireland)

Topic Abstract
Statistics is a very broad discipline encompassing so many areas of practical application. In fact doesn't everyone need to learn (and be taught) Statistics? In Topic 8 we will include sessions which address special aspects of teaching statistics which do not necessarily fall under one of the main conference themes covered in Topics 1:7. To get a flavour for this Topic consider some of the following issues:


Session 8A Learning Factors in Statistics Education

Robert (Bob) delMas (USA)

Session 8B Data Analysis and Statistical Learning Kay McClain (USA)
Session 8E Projects and Poster Competitions in Statistics Education Jerry Moreno (USA)
Session 8F The Mass Media and Statistics Shen Shir Ming (China)
Session 8G Teaching Statistics to Second-Language Students Mbulaheni Nthangeni (South Africa)

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