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1 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis1 Statistics Education Journals Gilberte Schuyten University of Ghent, Department of Data Analysis H. Dunantlaan 1, B-9000 Gent, Belgium gilberte.schuyten@ugent.be

2 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis2 Brickyard as Metaphor for Science Forscher 1963 Science, Begle 1980 NCTM Edifices are constructed by assembling bricks Explanations or laws are constructed by assembling facts Journals as storage places for bricks

3 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis3 Metaphor for Stats. Education Two components in stats education: practice and research Two types of facts: practice and research bricks Journals as storage places Two different kind of suppliers Two different kind of consumers

4 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis4 One-way direction or cycle? Research and Practice IMPROVING TEACHING THROUGH RESEARCH IMPROVING RESEARCH THROUGH TEACHING

5 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis5 Mission and Audience keywordsaudiencesupport TS 1977sharing good practice teachersRSS JSE 1993disseminate knowledge teachers researchers ASA SERJ 2002advance research-based researchersIASE/ISI

6 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis6 Suppliers and Consumers Supplier teacher researcher Consumer teacher researcher A B D C

7 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis7 More B and D papers B research papers with strong directions and implications for practice: researcher with teaching experience D practice papers with strong directions and implications for research: teacher with research experience

8 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis8 Suppliers Consumers Teachers Researchers Teacher talk: research has nothing to do with my job. Why should I consult journals with good- practice materials? Researcher talk: teaching has nothing to do with my job. My audience are other researchers. Bridging the gap between researcher and teacher Collaborative studies Teacher training institutes

9 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis9 Stats Education Strengths in Society most studied subject at post secondary level growing importance stats literacy stats education will overtake maths education at a certain level of education

10 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis10 Needs Stats. Education Community HAVE - recognizable body of research - a research community - good practice materials NEEDS - stats. curriculum at secondary level - stat. educ. to be recognised as a separate subject - national organizations of teachers of stats - teachers with strong stats education profile - researchers with strong stats education profile - considered opinion papers to propagate these needs

11 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis11 Enhancing communication between journals editorial board: suggest more suitable journal Reserve a column for other journals IASE: - links to other journals on IASE website - sending out e-mails to IASE members - ISLP enhance teachers interest in statistical literacy

12 august 2005Schuyten JSM Minneapolis12 Summing up More B en D papers More considered opinion papers Storage places attract suppliers, consumers and visitors: good place to propagate the needs of stats. education community Work together


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