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This is a session of Topic 7: Technology in Statistics education             Full topic list

(Tuesday 4th, 10:30-12:30)

On-line course and web-based instruction



The Internet and the World Wide Web provide useful vehicles for communicating statistical information of various types and in various formats. Providing statistics instruction via this form of communication can be a great aid to student learning. The Web may be used to augment a course or as the sole basis for content delivery. Session 7B papers will focus on web-based tools and courses for statistics instruction in general and in support statistical service courses. This session will provide a forum for discussing issues related to the educational possibilities in using modern technology to enhance student learning. Presenters will relate their experiences with and student reactions to web-based statistical instruction in various situations.


PaperTitlePresenter(s) / Author(s)
7B1Web-based instruction for statistical power analysisAnn A O’Connell (United States)
Jiarong Zhao (United States)
Rosemarie L Ataya
7B2Giving an internet course on Statistics to environmental scientists in eight countriesBryan Manly (United States)
7B3Web site and concept maps to teach statisticsM. Gloria Icaza (Chile)
Carlos Bravo
Sergio Guiñez
Julio Muñoz
7B4Developing and presenting conceptual maps of course contentRodney Carr (Australia)