10th International
Conference on
Teaching Statistics
8 – 13 July 2018
Kyoto, Japan

Topic 7

Statistical literacy in the wider society



Sessions in this topic will explore ways that statistical literacy has shaped and continues to shape society, as well as the needs for developing statistical literacy in the future. Continuing changes in technology, the ubiquity of data and tools for analyzing data, legal and cultural reactions to data privacy, the increasing importance of data security: these all drive the need for improving statistical literacy. Papers submitted under this topic may include, but are not limited to, descriptions of novel approaches to statistical literacy, historical overviews concerning statistical literacy, methods for evaluating and for defining statistical literacy.


7APromoting understanding of civic statistics: Linking conceptual frameworks, datasets, visualizations, and resourcesIddo Gal (Israel)
7BISLP past and nowReija Helenius (Finland)
7CPromoting statistical literacy with visualisationAndreas Eichler (Germany)
7DFostering students‘ knowledge and statistics related affectTemesgen Zewotir (South Africa)
7EUsing statistical literacy in tools for the societyLoan Le (Vietnam)
7FChallenges for statistics in the past and in the futureAndreas Eichler (Germany)
7HStatistical literacy of teachersTemesgen Zewotir (South Africa)