International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education

International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education
Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers
APA
In-text citation: (Guven et al., 2021)
Reference: Guven, B., Baki, A., Uzun, N., Ozmen, Z. M., & Arslan, Z. (2021). Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 16(2), em0627. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/9769
AMA
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Guven B, Baki A, Uzun N, Ozmen ZM, Arslan Z. Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers. INT ELECT J MATH ED. 2021;16(2), em0627. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/9769
Chicago
In-text citation: (Guven et al., 2021)
Reference: Guven, Bulent, Adnan Baki, Neslihan Uzun, Zeynep Medine Ozmen, and Zeynep Arslan. "Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education 2021 16 no. 2 (2021): em0627. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/9769
Harvard
In-text citation: (Guven et al., 2021)
Reference: Guven, B., Baki, A., Uzun, N., Ozmen, Z. M., and Arslan, Z. (2021). Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 16(2), em0627. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/9769
MLA
In-text citation: (Guven et al., 2021)
Reference: Guven, Bulent et al. "Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, vol. 16, no. 2, 2021, em0627. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/9769
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Reference: Guven B, Baki A, Uzun N, Ozmen ZM, Arslan Z. Evaluating the Statistics Courses in Terms of the Statistical Literacy: Didactic Pathways of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers. INT ELECT J MATH ED. 2021;16(2):em0627. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/9769

Abstract

This study intends to determine the statistical literacy levels of pre-service mathematics teachers and to evaluate the contribution of the statistics courses in the elementary mathematics education curriculum to statistical literacy. A mixed methods research design was adopted. The study group consisted of 202 pre-service mathematics teachers enrolled in the Statistics and Probability course. In the data collection process, a pre-test and post-test was administered to determine the pre-service teachers’ statistical literacy before and after the statistical course, and classroom observations were performed to identify the contribution of the statistics course to statistical literacy. The Rasch model was used for validity-reliability analyses, and one-way ANOVA tests were used to analyze the quantitative data. Content analysis was utilized in the analysis of qualitative data, which revealed that statistical literacy levels of pre-service teachers are generally low, generally influencing the competence of pre-service teachers. The pre-service teachers failed in the sample selection component in the pre-test and data interpretation in the post-test, while they were more successful with table and graphs in the pre-test and sample selection in the post-test. The comparative analysis of revealed statistically significant differences in favor of U4 in the pre-test, but in favor of U1 in the post-test. It was concluded that practices included in the statistics lessons could be effective on these differences.

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