This is a session of Topic 7: Technology in Statistics education Full topic list
(Monday 3rd, 16:00-18:00)
Technology-intensive curricula and instruction
AbstractIt is not that long ago that statistical instruction was totally free of electronic technology. In that era, at a secondary school level, teachers were directed to focus solely on instructing students in methods of displaying data and calculating statistics. The main approach to the teaching of this was didactic.
Increasing access to electronic technology, among other things, offers the opportunity to:
It is hoped this session will include presentations on the most up to date work being done in schools, universities, curriculum authorities, work places and so on that showcase the opportunities (and others) listed above and provide feedback on the experiences.
It is also hoped that current research as well as theoretical ponderings will be presented about what is possible, what is not and why when it comes to technology intensive curricula and instruction.
Some questions to consider might be: