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

Contributed Paper C135

In session C7H  (Wednesday 11th, 9:30-10:30,   Level 3 - Conference Room B)

Data-Driven Learning Strategy in Introductory Statistics Courses


Xiaoyi Ji (United States)


A data-driven, statistical thinking-driven, and problem-solving-driven method for teaching descriptive statistics in introductory statistics is introduced. It emphasizes collecting different types of real data first, and then visualizing data based on the characteristics of the data combined with statistical thinking, finding summarized information by reading data distribution, and finally learning problem-solving skills with understandable math formulas.

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