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Watson, JM and Kelly, BA (2007) Assessment of Students' Understanding of Variation. Teaching Statistics: An Internation Journal for Teachers, 29 (3). pp. 80-88. ISSN 0141-982X

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Several tasks used in research studies are presented
with assessment rubrics and examples of the development
of student understanding. The tasks focus
on students’ appreciation of variation in several
contexts and illustrate the need to discuss variation
in the classroom and to ask students specifically
about it during assessment.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Watson, JM and Kelly, BA
Keywords: Teaching; Assessment; Variation; Distributions.
Journal or Publication Title: Teaching Statistics: An Internation Journal for Teachers
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc
Page Range: pp. 80-88
ISSN: 0141-982X
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.2007.00295.x
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Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2008 14:07
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:33
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