Data and context in statistics education: towards an evidence-based societyData is preferable to anecdote or intuition as a basis for robust decision making in many professions and sections of society. More and more we want to see “the evidence”. The root purpose of statistics is to extract insight and meaning about real contexts using data. Successful learning processes must be researched and we must consider how data and context motivate our students and guide our education practices.
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- Plenary lecture: Hans Rosling, Karolinska Institutet
- Plenary lecture: Jessica Utts, University of California
- Plenary lecture: Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
- Plenary lecture: Anuška Ferligoj, University of Ljubljana
- Plenary lecture: Cliff Konold, University of Massachusetts
- Plenary Debate coordinated by: Chris Wild, University of Auckland
Information about the speakers
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It is possible to contribute papers for presentation at ICOTS8 in a variety of areas. Contributed papers are arranged in sessions that are separate from the “Invited papers” sessions organized under Topics 1–10.
Complete list of contributed papers
Complete list of posters
Meetings of Special Interest Groups of people who are interested in exchanging and discussing experiences and/or projects concerning a well-defined theme of common interest.
Workshops will be arranged as needed. At present the following are planned:
|Workshop 1||First steps in publishing statistics education research|
|Workshop 2||Six Sigma in public services|
|Workshop 3||Teachers workshop|
|Workshop 4||Teachers workshop|
|Workshop 5||Fathom and TinkerPlots workshop|
Administrative meetings will be arranged as needed. At present the following are planned:
|Meeting 1||IASE Executive meeting 1|
|Meeting 2||International Statistical Literacy Project Advisory Board|
|Meeting 3||International Statistical Literacy Project open meeting|
|Meeting 4||IASE Open Meeting|
|Meeting 5||IASE Executive meeting 2|