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International Handbook of Research in Statistics Education

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  • Establishes statistics education as a legitimate field of knowledge and study
  • Provides a solid foundation for varied perspectives on statistics education
  • Examines current practices and future directions for statistics education

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

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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.

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Statistics, Statistics Education, and Statistics Education Research

  2. Major Contributions of Statistics Education Research

  3. Contemporary Issues and Emerging Directions in Research on Learning and Teaching Statistics


“This handbook in many ways is an impressive accomplishment … mainly useful for researchers in statistics education, and to some degree for teachers of statistics at the primary and secondary education levels.” (Andreas Rosenblad, International Statistical Review, Vol. 87 (1), 2019)

“This book is an important resource for researchers in the field of Statistics Education. Written collaboratively by a diverse group of educators and statisticians, this work provides the “state of the art” (as of 2018) and a vantage point useful for planning future pedagogical research. The articles in this handbook summarize what is known about the teaching and learning of Statistics, the current developments in the field, and the many unknowns and questions we still have.” (Mark Causapin, MAA Reviews, January, 2019)​

Editors and Affiliations

  • Faculty of Education, The University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

    Dani Ben-Zvi

  • School of Education, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia

    Katie Makar

  • Department of Educational Psychology, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

    Joan Garfield

About the editors

Dani Ben-Zvi, Joan Garfield, and Katie Makar are leading researchers in statistics education and active in the international community. They develop and coordinate graduate programs in statistics education, prepare teachers and doctoral students, and conduct research in schools that contribute to the field. They have recruited the most prominent statistics educators and researchers from around the world to collaborate with them as section editors or authors for the handbook.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: International Handbook of Research in Statistics Education

  • Editors: Dani Ben-Zvi, Katie Makar, Joan Garfield

  • Series Title: Springer International Handbooks of Education

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Education, Education (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing AG 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-66193-3Published: 09 January 2018

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-88192-8Published: 06 June 2019

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-66195-7Published: 08 December 2017

  • Series ISSN: 2197-1951

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-196X

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 512

  • Number of Illustrations: 19 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Learning & Instruction, Mathematics Education

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