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This is a session of Topic 7: Statistical literacy in the wider society

(Monday 14th, 16:15-17:45)

Factors that affect statistical literacy II


Session chair: Douglas Whitaker


The development of Statistical Literacy can be affected in a variety of ways. For example, it might that particular reasoning skills or the capacity for critical thinking, essential to statistical literacy, require specific development. Even general cognitive skills such as reading competency could act to facilitate or impede the development of statistical literacy. In addition, student conceptions of key constructs such as variability can be seen as central to statistical literacy. The papers in this session will report research into these different factors.


PaperTitlePresenter / Co-author(s)
7F1Reconceptualizing statistical literacy: Developing an assessment for the modern introductory statistics courseLaura Ziegler (United States)
7F2Improving statistical literacy through supplemental instructionAlexandra Kapatou (United States)
7F3Interpreting variation of data in risk-context by middle school studentsAntonio Orta (Mexico)
Ernesto Sánchez (Mexico)