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Assessment Methods in Statistical Education

An International Perspective

Assessment Methods in Statistical Education by Penelope Bidgood
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Contributors.

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

PART A: SUCCESSFUL ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES.

1 Assessment and feedback in statistics (Neville Davies and John Marriott).

2 Variety in assessment for learning statistics (Helen MacGillivray).

3 Assessing for success: An evidence-based approach that promotes learning in diverse, non-specialist student groups (Rosemary Snelgar and Moira Maguire).

4 Assessing statistical thinking and data presentation skills through the use of a poster assignment with real-world data (Paula Griffiths and Zoe Sheppard).

5 A computer-based approach to statistics teaching and assessment in psychology (Mike Van Duuren and Alistair Harvey).

PART B: ASSESSING STATISTICAL LITERACY.

6 Assessing statistical thinking (Flavia Jolliffe).

7 Assessing important learning outcomes in introductory tertiary statistics courses (Joan Garfield, Robert delMas and Andrew Zieffler).

8 Writing about findings: Integrating teaching and assessment (Mike Forster and Chris J. Wild).

9 Assessing students’ statistical literacy (Stephanie Budgett and Maxine Pfannkuch).

10 An assessment strategy to promote judgement and understanding of statistics in medical applications (Rosie McNiece).

11 Assessing statistical literacy: Take CARE (Milo Schield).

PART C: ASSESSMENT USING REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS.

12 Relating assessment to the real world (Penelope Bidgood).

13 Staged assessment: A small-scale sample survey (Sidney Tyrrell).

14 Evaluation of design and variability concepts among students of agriculture (Marıa Virginia Lopez, Mar´ıa del Carmen Fabrizio and Mar´ıa Cristina Plencovich).

15 Encouraging peer learning in assessment instruments (Ailish Hannigan).

16 Inquiry-based assessment of statistical methods in psychology (Richard Rowe, Pam McKinney and Jamie Wood).

PART D: INDIVIDUALISED ASSESSMENT.

17 Individualised assessment in statistics (Neville Hunt).

18 An adaptive, automated, individualised assessment system for introductory statistics (Neil Spencer).

19 Random computer-based exercises for teaching statistical skills and concepts (Doug Stirling).

20 Assignments made in heaven? Computer-marked, individualised coursework in an introductory level statistics course (Vanessa Simonite and Ralph Targett).

21 Individualised assignments on modelling car prices using data from the Internet (Houshang Mashhoudy).

References.

Index.

Wiley; March 2010
306 pages; ISBN 9780470710463
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Title: Assessment Methods in Statistical Education
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