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, Volume 50, Issue 7, pp 1113–1123 | Cite as

Innovations in statistical modeling to connect data, chance and context

  • Maxine PfannkuchEmail author
  • Dani Ben-Zvi
  • Stephanie Budgett
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Abstract

Statistical modeling is emerging as a fertile research environment in which to promote and learn about student statistical reasoning processes. We outline a paradigm shift toward a modeling perspective that is occurring in statistics education research and how statistical modeling processes involve connecting data, chance and context. The innovative task and software designs and theoretical frameworks that are under development for explicating student reasoning and pedagogy are discussed. In conclusion, we reflect on statistics education research.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank Michal Dvir for her thorough feedback and comments on the paper and assistance in drawing out the main framework themes presented at SRTL-10.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.The University of HaifaHaifaIsrael

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