Statistical literacy social media project for the masses

Gundlach, Ellen, Maybee, Clarence, & O'Shea, Kevin (2015) Statistical literacy social media project for the masses. The Journal of Faculty Development, 29(2), pp. 71-80.

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This article examines a social media assignment used to teach and practice statistical literacy with over 400 students each semester in large-lecture traditional, fully online, and flipped sections of an introductory-level statistics course. Following the social media assignment, students completed a survey on how they approached the assignment. Drawing from the authors’ experiences with the project and the survey results, this article offers recommendations for developing social media assignments in large courses that focus on the interplay between the social media tool and the implications of assignment prompts.

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ID Code: 89215
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: higher education, social media, statistical literacy, HERN
ISSN: 2153-1900
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 New Forums Press
Deposited On: 19 Oct 2015 04:20
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2016 19:09

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