10th International
Conference on
Teaching Statistics
8 – 13 July 2018
Kyoto, Japan
This paper is from Session 4G: Professional Development Programs
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which comes under Topic 4: Improving teaching and capacity in statistics education

Paper 4G2 (Monday 9th, 16:00-17:30)

What kind of content remains in memory after a Continuous professional development for statistics? Results of an interview study



Designing and implementing professional developments (PDs) is one of the preferred ways for spreading the innovations from university to schools. For increasing the number of reached teachers so-called multipliers are needed, but these multipliers need also to be qualified for the PDs. This paper deals with the design and implementation of PDs for multipliers. The research question for this paper is about what kind of content remains in memory of participants 2–3 months after a PD for statistics and what can be inferred for the presentation of the content during a PD for statistics. We will report about the results of an interview study that was implemented in 2013 2–3 months after ending the PD for multipliers in statistics in Germany.

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