International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education

International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education
Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence
APA
In-text citation: (Ridgway et al., 2007)
Reference: Ridgway, J., Nicholson, J., & McCusker, S. (2007). Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2(3), 245-269. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/212
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Reference: Ridgway J, Nicholson J, McCusker S. Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence. INT ELECT J MATH ED. 2007;2(3), 245-269. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/212
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In-text citation: (Ridgway et al., 2007)
Reference: Ridgway, Jim, James Nicholson, and Sean McCusker. "Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education 2007 2 no. 3 (2007): 245-269. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/212
Harvard
In-text citation: (Ridgway et al., 2007)
Reference: Ridgway, J., Nicholson, J., and McCusker, S. (2007). Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2(3), pp. 245-269. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/212
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In-text citation: (Ridgway et al., 2007)
Reference: Ridgway, Jim et al. "Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, vol. 2, no. 3, 2007, pp. 245-269. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/212
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Reference: Ridgway J, Nicholson J, McCusker S. Reasoning with Multivariate Evidence. INT ELECT J MATH ED. 2007;2(3):245-69. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/212

Abstract

We report a study where 195 students aged 12 to 15 years were presented with computerbased tasks that require reasoning with multivariate data, together with paper-based tasks from a well established scale of statistical literacy. The computer tasks were cognitively more complex, but were only slightly more difficult than paper tasks. All the tasks fitted well onto a single Rasch scale. Implications for the curriculum, and public presentations of data are discussed.

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