Understanding statistical variation: a response to Sharma

Jim Farmer

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In this article, the author responds to the research paper by Sashi Sharma titled "Exploring Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding of Statistical Variation: Implications of Teaching and Research." According to the author, Sharma describes a study designed to investigate pre-service teachers' acknowledgment of variation in sampling and distribution environments. He observes that a survey conducted by Sharma did not indicate that its purpose was to assess understanding of variation. He clarifies that his comments are not meant to detract from the aims and methods of Sharma's paper.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Senior Mathematics Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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