tandfonline.com – Investigating College Students’ Reasoning With Messages of Risk and Causation

tandfonline.com har udgivet en rapport under søgningen “Teacher Education Mathematics”: ABSTRACT ABSTRACT Language of risk and causation pervades modern media sources. In response, statistical literacy is often framed as a critical means of understanding such discourse. At Michigan State University, several faculties have worked to create a new mathematics course, entitled Quantitative Literacy, to fulfill the University’s general education mathematics requirement. Though the course does not center exclusively on statistical thinking and methods, the curriculum does include attention to science reports in the media, among other topics, which are often based on research using statistical methods. In an effort to begin to understand how students reason with such articles before having taken the course, students in Quantitative Literacy answered several open-ended questions at the beginning of the semester in response… Continue Reading