Assessment Methods in Statistical Education: An International Perspective
Penelope Bidgood, Neville Hunt, Flavia Jolliffe
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 10, 2010 - Mathematics - 304 pages
Assessment Methods in Statistical Education: An International Perspective provides a modern, international perspective on assessing students of statistics in higher education. It is a collection of contributions written by some of the leading figures in statistical education from around the world, drawing on their personal teaching experience and educational research. The book reflects the wide variety of disciplines, such as business, psychology and the health sciences, which include statistics teaching and assessment. The authors acknowledge the increasingly important role of technology in assessment, whether it be using the internet for accessing information and data sources or using software to construct and manage individualised or online assessments.
This book is essential reading for anyone involved in teaching statistics at tertiary level or interested in statistical education research.
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