Collaboration in learning and teaching statistics

Cary J. Roseth, Joan B. Garfield, Dani Ben-Zvi

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This paper provides practical examples of how statistics educators may apply a cooperative framework to classroom teaching and teacher collaboration. Building on the premise that statistics instruction ought to resemble statistical practice, an inherently cooperative enterprise, our purpose is to highlight specific ways in which cooperative methods may translate to statistics education. So doing, we hope to address the concerns of those statistics educators who are reluctant to adopt more student-centered teaching strategies, as well as those educators who have tried these methods but ultimately returned to more traditional, teacher-centered instruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Statistics Education
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2008

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  • Collaboration
  • Collaborative teaching
  • Cooperative learning
  • Statistics education


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