International Handbook of Research in Statistics Education

  • Dani Ben-Zvi
  • Katie Makar
  • Joan Garfield

Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Statistics, Statistics Education, and Statistics Education Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. Christopher J. Wild, Jessica M. Utts, Nicholas J. Horton
      Pages 5-36
    3. Andrew Zieffler, Joan Garfield, Elizabeth Fry
      Pages 37-70
    4. Peter Petocz, Anna Reid, Iddo Gal
      Pages 71-99
  3. Major Contributions of Statistics Education Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-104
    2. Jane Watson, Noleine Fitzallen, Jill Fielding-Wells, Sandra Madden
      Pages 105-137
    3. Rolf Biehler, Daniel Frischemeier, Chris Reading, J. Michael Shaughnessy
      Pages 139-192
    4. Dave Pratt, Sibel Kazak
      Pages 193-227
    5. Richard Lehrer, Lyn English
      Pages 229-260
    6. Katie Makar, Andee Rubin
      Pages 261-294
    7. Pip Arnold, Jere Confrey, Ryan Seth Jones, Hollylynne S. Lee, Maxine Pfannkuch
      Pages 295-326
    8. Randall Groth, Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris
      Pages 327-355
  4. Contemporary Issues and Emerging Directions in Research on Learning and Teaching Statistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 357-358
    2. Per Nilsson, Maike Schindler, Arthur Bakker
      Pages 359-386
    3. Maxine Pfannkuch
      Pages 387-413
    4. Robert Gould, Roger D. Peng, Frauke Kreuter, Randall Pruim, Jeff Witmer, George W. Cobb
      Pages 415-432
    5. João Pedro da Ponte, Jennifer Noll
      Pages 433-455
    6. Robert Gould, Christopher J. Wild, James Baglin, Amelia McNamara, Jim Ridgway, Kevin McConway
      Pages 457-472
    7. Dani Ben-Zvi, Koeno Gravemeijer, Janet Ainley
      Pages 473-502

About this book


This handbook connects the practice of statistics to the teaching and learning of the subject with contributions from experts in several disciplines. Chapters present current challenges and methods of statistics education in the changing world for statistics and mathematics educators.  Issues addressed include current and future challenges in professional development of teachers, use of technology tools, design of learning environments and appropriate student assessments. This handbook presents challenging and inspiring international research perspectives on the history and nature, current issues, and future directions of statistics education and statistics education research.


Assessment in Statistics Education Evolution of Statistics Education Practitioners as Statisticians Statistics Education Research Statistics in Early Mathematics Education Visionary Bits (VBits)

Editors and affiliations

  • Dani Ben-Zvi
    • 1
  • Katie Makar
    • 2
  • Joan Garfield
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationThe University of HaifaHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.School of EducationUniversity of QueenslandSt LuciaAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Educational PsychologyThe University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66193-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66195-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-1951
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-196X
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