See another day’s programme:
Detailed programme for Friday 16th July

Note: Only presenters are shown for Invited and Contributed Papers.
The full list of authors can be seen from the Session link in the left column.

(This schedule is kept up-to-date and consequently changes may occur.)

Rooms: LH = Linhart Hall;   KH = Kosovel Hall;   E1, E2, E3, E4, M1, M3, M4 refer to smaller rooms

08:20-09:20Parallel Sessions
Session C18A
Contributed papers
Chair: Julie Legler
Juan José González-Henríquez*Confidence intervals using interval arithmetic
Gabriel Yáñez Canal*The confidence intervals: a difficult matter, even for experts
Sharon Lane-Getaz*Linking the randomization test to reasoning about p-values and statistical significance
Session C18B
Contributed papers
Chair: Beth Chance
Irene Cazorla*A semiotic analysis of “Mônica’s random walk”: activity to teach basic concepts of probability
Dragan Trninic*A key problem: pedagogical tradeoffs along familiar and generic dimensions
Soledad Estrella*Changing the understanding of probability in talented children
Session C18C
Contributed papers
Chair: Glenda Francis
Jean-Claude Régnier*Statistical training in humanities and social sciences in group and at distance: exploration of the effects of teaching and lerning on collaborative work through the observable traces of social interactions in a system of online distance education
Kathleen Mathieson*Comparing outcomes between online and face-to-face statistics courses: a systematic review
Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris*Distance learning for teacher professional development in statistics education
Session C18D
Contributed papers
Chair: Aisling Leavy
Felipe Fernández*An experience in curriculum design for high school statistics education
Carmen Díaz*Is median an easy concept? Semiotic analysis of an open-ended task
Lucília Teles*Statistics learning and batiks: an innovative way of doing mathematics
Session C18E
Contributed papers
Chair: Anna Reid
Saleha Habibullah*Teaching statistics to a heterogeneous group: a “Goal-Oriented” approach
Ann Meier*Creating statistically literate global citizens: the use of integrated census microdata in teaching
Austina S S Clark*Teaching students to use the chi-square test when observations are dependent
Session C18F
Contributed papers
Chair: Sue Finch
Stuart Sharples*Developing statistical consultancy skills in post-graduate students: a case study
Valmira Hoti*Resource discovery for teaching datasets.
K R Sundaram*Teaching: estimation of minimum sample size and the impact of effect size and altering the type: I & II errors on it, in clinical research
Session C18G
Contributed papers
Chair: Gabriella Belli
Robert Gould*Enhancing statistical literacy through short open-ended questions that involve context, data, and upper level thinking
Amalija Žakelj*Data processing and statistics in the Slovenian curriculum
Nora Lac Prugent*Statistic for the social sciences: a challenge
09:30-10:30Plenary SessionLH
PlenaryCliff Konold*The virtues of building on sand
Chair: Roxy Peck
11:00-12:30Parallel Sessions
Session 1D
The researcher/practitioner gap
Session organizer and Chair: Gilberte Schuyten
Els Goetghebeur*Communicating the joy of the practice-research marriage in statistics
David Harrington*Moving statistics education closer to the center of the undergraduate education
Gabriella Belli*Bridging the researcher-practitioner gap: views from different fields
Session 3I
Practicum learning to teach statistics: perspectives from young staff
Session organizer and Chair: Brian Phillips
R Adam Molnar*Testing, testees, and tested: practical lessons from the first years at a small teaching-focused university
Matina Rassias*Novice experience from teaching service courses in statistics
Helen Johnson*How young statistics academics learn to teach statistics
Session 4C
Methods for ordinal data analysis
Session organizer and Chair: Gillian Lancaster
Elisabeth Svensson*Teaching: a way of implementing novel statistical methods for ordinal data to researchers
Mojtaba Ganjali*Fitting transition models to longitudinal ordinal response data using available software
Ann A O’Connell*An illustration of multilevel models for ordinal response data
Session 5D
The use of innovative technologies to enhance assessment of statistical knowledge
Session organizer and Chair: Jim Ridgway
James Nicholson*Statistics assessment: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Rosemary Callingham*Issues for the assessment and measurement of statistical understanding in a technology-rich environment
Michael Bulmer*Technologies for enhancing project assessment in large classes
Session 6E
Statistical applications in the workplace
Session organizer and Chair: Joseph Wisenbaker
Phaedra Corso*Training and conducting economic evaluation in public health
Jennifer Freeman*Issues in training physicians in the uses of statistics: what do they think they need to know?
Sharleen Forbes*Helping make government policy analysts statistically literate
Session 7C
Statistics in psychology and the social sciences
Session organizer and Chair: Carmen Díaz
Caterina Primi*Learning probability and statistics: cognitive and non-cognitive factors related to psychology students’ achievement
Noëlle Zendrera*Human sciences student’s difficulties in parametric tests: a contribution to statistics education
Assumpta Estrada*A cross-cultural psychometric evaluation of the attitude toward Estrada’s statistic scale in teachers
Session C20A
Contributed papers
Chair: Peter Petocz
Madhu Paranjape*Crisis of statistics pedagogy in India
Christine Anderson-Cook*Hidden jargon: everyday words with meanings specific to statistics
Karen François*Ethical-political aspects of statistical literacy
Sonoe Sugahara*Life after graduation: do statisticians fare better than other graduates in the Brazilian labor market?
12:45-13:45Meetings and Special Sessions
SIG 5Using GENSTAT at school level for free – a New Zealand experience 2
Organizers: Jeanette Chapman, John Harraway, Stewart Andrews
14:00-16:00Parallel Sessions
Session 2E
Improving the teaching of statistics at school level
Session organizer and Chair: Katie Makar
Sandra Madden*Overcoming obstacles to supporting secondary teachers’ statistical content knowledge for teaching
Lucia Zapata-Cardona*Teachers’ understanding of students’ conceptions about chance: an expert-novice contrast
Tim Burgess*Using classroom video to identify development of teacher knowledge
Andee Rubin*Professional development through collaborative analysis of student work
Session 5G
The future of assessment in statistics education (panel discussion).
Session organizer: Beth Chance, Iddo Gal
Chair: Roxy Peck
Bruno de Sousa*Panellist
Larry Weldon*Panellist
Jim Ridgway*Panellist
Jessica Utts*Panellist
Penelope Bidgood*Panellist
Beth Chance*Panellist
Iddo Gal*Panellist
Session 6C
Statistics training for researchers in other disciplines
Session organizer and Chair: Helen MacGillivray
Bryan Manly*Some different models for interacting with researchers and students in other disciplines
Galina Kamyshova*Statistics education at Russian agrarian universities: problems and prospects
John Harraway*Statistics for postgraduates and researchers in other disciplines: case studies and lessons learned
Gillian Lancaster*Communicating the value of statistical thinking in research
Session 8D
Research on technology in statistics education
Session organizer and Chair: Robert Gould
John Holcomb*Introducing concepts of statistical inference via randomization tests
Sibel Kazak*Development of ideas in data and chance through the use of tools provided by computer-based technology
Rolf Biehler*Developing students’ computer-supported simulation and modelling competencies by means of carefully designed working environments
Luis Saldanha*Conceptual issues in quantifying expectation: insights from students’ experiences in designing sampling simulations in a computer microworld
Session 9E
e-learning tools: evaluation and the role of the instructor
Session organizer and Chair: Nel Verhoeven
Dirk Tempelaar*Using blended learning environments in teaching introductory statistics to a strong diversity of students: the role of background factors
Camille Peres*Using simulations for active learning: the query-first method in practice
Tae Rim Lee*KNOU mobile learning for innovation in statistics education
Zenaida Mateo*Creating active learning in a large introductory statistics class using clicker technology
Session 10F
Statistics education in South America
Session organizer: Teresita Evelina Terán
Chair: Lisbeth Cordani
Irene Cazorla*Trajectory and prospects of statistics education in Brazil
Teresita Evelina Terán*The impact of an instance of quaternary education
Marcos Magalhães*Different views of a basic statistics course
Ângela Tavares Paes*Teaching statistics to physicians: a five-years experience
16:30-18:00President’s SessionLH
Session 1HPresident’s session: challenges and opportunities for statistics education and the IASE
Allan Rossman*Ask good questions
Helen MacGillivray*Contexts and questions for statistics education and the IASE
Panel discussionPanellists: Adrian Bowman, Delia North, Gilberte Schuyten, Chris Wild