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Charting and manipulating propositions as methods to promote self-explanation in the study of statistics
Learning and Instruction Vol. 15, No. 6 (December 2005) pp. 517–538
Statistics is known to be a difficult subject, demanding students to perceive interrelations between numerous highly abstract concepts. Many students approach the subject with an evasive attitude, often resulting in rote learning yielding little...
Staff and Educational Development International Vol. 3, No. 1 (1999) pp. 85–101
Discusses the problems of providing methodology and statistics (higher) education (MSE) to students for whom these subjects are merely of auxiliary interest relative to their major course of study. Examines the role of computer-based education and...
The Effectiveness of Propositional Manipulation as a Lecturing Method in the Statistics Knowledge Domain
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 41, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 1127–1140
The current experiment examined the potential effects of the method of propositional manipulation (MPM) as a lecturing method on motivation to learn and conceptual understanding of statistics. MPM aims to help students develop conceptual...