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|Title:||Reasoning about Variation||Contributor(s):||Reading, CE (author) ; Shaughnessy, MJ (author)||Publication Date:||2004||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/614||Abstract:||Both variation, as a concept, and reasoning, as a process, are central to the study of statistics and as such warrant attention from both researchers and educators. This discussion of some recent research attempts to highlight the importance of reasoning about variation. Evolving models of cognitive development in statistical reasoning have been discussed earlier in this book (Chapter 5). The focus in this chapter is on some specific aspects of reasoning about variation.||Publication Type:||Book Chapter||Source of Publication:||The Challenge of Developing Statistical Literacy, Reasoning and Thinking, p. 201-226||Publisher:||Kluwer Academic Publishers||Place of Publication:||Dordrecht||ISBN:||1402022778||Field of Research (FOR):||130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation||HERDC Category Description:||B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book||Other Links:||http://www.springer.com/statistics/book/978-1-4020-2277-7
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