Beyond the statistical fringe

Basford, Kaye E. (2014). Beyond the statistical fringe. In Helen MacGillivray, Michael A. Martin and Brian Phillips (Ed.), Topics from Australian conferences on teaching statistics: OZCOTS 2008-2012 (pp. 59-70) New York, NY, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-0603-1_5

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Author Basford, Kaye E.
Title of chapter Beyond the statistical fringe
Title of book Topics from Australian conferences on teaching statistics: OZCOTS 2008-2012
Place of Publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-0603-1_5
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Series Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics
ISBN 9781493906024
ISSN 2194-1009
Editor Helen MacGillivray
Michael A. Martin
Brian Phillips
Volume number 81
Chapter number 5
Start page 59
End page 70
Total pages 12
Total chapters 24
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Having attended the First International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS) in Sheffield in 1982 (and a few since then), I found it informative to look back and see what has happened in statistical education during the past three decades. In this chapter, I comment on some consistent themes and my perception of how the focus has changed over time, particularly from the viewpoint of training beyond the introductory course for students in other disciplines. Some comment is also made on particularly influential publications and other relevant meetings overseen by the International Association of Statistical Education (IASE). My vantage point is from involvement in, and then responsibility for, teaching biometry in an agriculture department for two decades, followed by another decade in university and statistical society management where I was not directly involved in the delivery of such coursework training.
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