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Assessing Attitudes | Assessment in College Statistics Classes | Assessment of K-12 statistics outcomes | Assessment using concept maps | Books on assessment in statistics education | Instructor's use of Assessment | Portfolio Assessment | Research on assessment in statistics education | Student Projects |

 
ASSESSING ATTITUDES
   
Dauphinee, T. L., Schau, C., & Stevens, J. J. (1997)
  Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics: Factor structure and factorial invariance for females and males. Structural Equation Modeling, 4, 129-141.
Gal, I., Ginsburg, L., & Schau, C. (1997)
  Monitoring attitudes and beliefs in statistics education. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education (pp. 37-51). Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
Gal, I., & Ginsburg, L. (1994)
  "The Role of Beliefs and Attitudes in Learning Statistics: Towards an Assessment Framework" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 2(2) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v2n2/gal.html
Hilton, S. C., Schau, C., & Olsen, J. A. (2004)
  Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics: Factor structure invariance by gender and by administration time. Structural Equation Modeling, 11, 92-109.
Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2000)
  Attitudes toward statistics assessments. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 25(4), 321-339.
Schau, C., Stevens, J., Dauphinee, T. L., & Del Vecchio, A. (1995)
  The development and validation of the Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 55, 868-875.
Schau, C. (2000)
  Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics. In J. Maltby, C. A. Lewis, & A. Hill (Eds.), Commissioned Reviews on 250 Psychological Tests (pp. 898-901). Lampeter, Wales: Edwin Mellen Press.
     
ASSESSMENT IN COLLEGE STATISTICS CLASSES
     
Albert, J. (2000)
  "Using a Sample Survey Project to Assess the Teaching of Statistical Inference" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 8(1) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/secure/v8n1/albert.cfm
Bond, L. (2005)
  "Who has the lowest price?" Carnegie Perspectives [Online]. http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/perspectives/perspectives2005.March.htm
Chance, B. L. (1997)
  "Experiences with Authentic Assessment Techniques in an Introductory Statistics Course" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 5(3). www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v5n3/chance.html
Chance, B., Garfield, J., & delMas, R. (1999)
  A model of classroom assessment in actions: Using assessment to improve students learning and statistical reasoning. Proceedings of the 52nd meeting of the International Statistical Institute, Helsinki, Finland. View this article.
Cobb, G. W. (1998)
  “The Objective-Format Question in Statistics: Dead Horse, Old Bath Water, or Overlooked Baby?”, Paper presented at the annual AERA meeting.
Cobb, G. W. (1998)
  The objective-format question in statistics: Dead horse, old bath water, or overlooked baby? View this article.
Finch, S. & Cumming, G. (1998)
  “Assessing conceptual change in learning statistics”, In I Pereira-Mendoza at.al. (Eds), Proceedings of the 5’th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (Vol 2, pp 897-903), Singapore.
Garfield, J., Hogg, B, Schau, C., & Whittinghill, D. (2002)
  First courses in statistical science: The status of educational reform efforts. Journal of Statistics Education, 10, (2), http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse.
Garfield, J. B. (1994)
  "Beyond Testing and Grading: Using Assessment to Improve Student Learning" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 2(1) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v2n1/garfield.html
Garfield, J. B. (1993)
  “An Authentic Assessment of Students’ Statistical Knowledge”, in National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 1993 Yearbook: Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom., ed. N. Webb, Reston, VA: NCTM.
Garfield, J., & Chance, B. (2000)
  Assessment in Statistics Education: Issues and Challenges. Mathematics Thinking and Learning, 2, 99-125. View this article.
Hubbard, R. (1997)
  "Assessment and the Process of Learning Statistics" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 5(1) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v5n1/hubbard.html
Hubbard, R.
  "Questions for Formative and Summative Assessment that Encourage Deep Rather than Surface Approaches to Learning Basic Statistics in a Computer Environment." Click here to view [pdf-format].
Jolliffe, F. (1997)
  Issues in Constructing Assessment Instruments for the Classroom. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education. Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Leech, N. L. (2003)
  Assessment in statistics courses: More than a tool for evaluation. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 28(2), 115-127. View this article.
Radke Sharpe, N. (1997)
  “Assessment Issues in Introductory and Advanced Statistics Courses”, Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings.
Radke Sharpe, N. (1997)
  “Assignments and Assessment”, Invited talk for “Assessment in Statistics Courses” Conference, Boston.
Truran, J. (1998)
  “Using students’ writings to assess their cognitive and affective development in an elementary economics statistics course”. In I Pereira-Mendoza at.al. (Eds), Proceedings of the 5’th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (Vol 2, pp 701-707), Singapore.
Wild, C. , Triggs, C., & Pfannkuch, M. (1997)
  Assessment on a Budget: Using Traditional Methods Imaginatively. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education. Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
Williams, A. (1998)
  “Students’ understanding of the significance level concept”. In I Pereira-Mendoza at.al. (Eds), Proceedings of the 5’th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (Vol 2, pp 743-748), Singapore.
Williams, A. (1999)
  “Novice student’s conceptual knowlegdeof statistical hypothesis testing”. In J. Truran and K. Truran (Eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australia, (pp 554-560) Adelaide.
     
ASSESSMENT OF K-12 STATISTICS OUTCOMES
     
Crowley, M. L. (1993)
  “Student Mathematics Portfolio: More Than a Display Case”, The Mathematics Teacher, vol. 86, num. 7.
Crucio, F. R., & Artzt, A. F. (1996)
  "Assessing Students' Ability to Analyze Data: Reaching beyond Computation", Assessment Standards for School Mathematics, vol. 89, No. 8.
Garfield, J., & Chance, B. (2000)
  Assessment in Statistics Education: Issues and Challenges. Mathematics Thinking and Learning, 2, 99-125. View this article.
Jolliffe, F. (1997)
  Issues in Constructing Assessment Instruments for the Classroom. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education. Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
     
ASSESSMENT IN USING CONCEPT MAPS
     
Schau, C., & Mattern, N. (1997)
  Use of map techniques in teaching applied statistics courses. The American Statistician, 51, 171-175.
Schau, C. (2000)
  Fill-in concept maps. In J. Maltby, C. A. Lewis, & A.Hill (Eds.), Commissioned Reviews on 250 Psychological Tests (pp. 838-841). Lampeter, Wales: Edwin Mellen Press.
Schau, C., & Mattern, N. (1997)
  Assessing students' connected understanding of statistical relationships. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education (pp. 91-104). Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
     
BOOKS ON ASSESSMENT IN STATISTICS EDUCATION
     
Gal, I. & Garfield, J. (eds.) (1997)
  The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education, pp. 1-13. Amsterdam: IOS Press and International Statistical Institute.
     
INSTRUCTOR'S USE OF ASSESSMENT
     
Garfield, J., Hogg, B., Schau, C., & Whittinghill, D. (2002)
  First courses in statistical science: The status of educational reform efforts. Journal of Statistics Education, 10, (2), http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse.
     
PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT
     
Crowley, M. L. (1993)
  “Student Mathematics Portfolio: More Than a Display Case”, The Mathematics Teacher, vol. 86, num. 7.
Keeler, C. M. (1997)
  Portfolio Assessment in Graduate Level Statistics Courses. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education. Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
     
RESEARCH ON ASSESSMENT IN STATISTICS EDUCATION
     
Hirsch, L. S., & O'Donnell, A. M. (2001)
  "Representativeness in Statistical Reasoning: Identifying and Assessing Misconceptions" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 9(2) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v9n2/hirsch.html
Konold, C. (1995)
  "Issues in Assessing Conceptual Understanding in Probability and Statistics" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 3(1) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v3n1/konold.html
Konold, C., & Khalil, K. (2003)
  If U Can Graff These Numbers — 2, 15, 6 — Your Stat Literit. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. View this paper.
Mickelson, W. T., Yetter, G., Lemberger, M., Hovater, S., & Ayers, R. (2003)
  Reciprocal Peer Tutoring: An Embedded Assessment Technique to Improve Student Learning and Achievement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association. View this paper.
O'Connell, A. A. (2002)
  "Student Perceptions of Assessment Strategies in a Multivariate Statistics Course" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(1).
www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v10n1/oconnell.html
Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2001, April)
  Assessing performance in statistics courses. In D. Thurston (Chair), Teaching educational statistics in the 21st century: An interactive symposium. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Seattle, WA. View this article.
Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Leech, N. L. (2003)
  Assessment in statistics courses: More than a tool for evaluation. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 28(2), 115-127. View this article.
Sundre, D. L. (2003)
  Assessment of Quantitative Reasoning to Enhance Educational Quality . Paper presented at AERA. View this paper.
Verkoeijen, P., Imbos, T., van de Wiel, M. W. J., Berger, M. P. F., & Schmidt, H. G. (2002)
  "Assessing Knowledge Structures in a Constructive Statistical Learning Environment" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 10(2) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v10n2/verkoeijen.html
     
STUDENT PROJECTS
     
Albert, J. (2000)
  "Using a Sample Survey Project to Assess the Teaching of Statistical Inference" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 8(1) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/secure/v8n1/albert.cfm
Garfield, J. B. (1993)
  “An Authentic Assessment of Students’ Statistical Knowledge”, in National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 1993 Yearbook: Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom., ed. N. Webb, Reston, VA: NCTM.
Love, T. E. (2000)
  "A Different Approach to Project Assessment" Journal of Statistics Education [Online], 8(1) www.amstat.org/publications/jse/secure/v8n1/love.cfm
Smith, G. (1998)
  Learning Statistics by Doing Statistics. Journal of Statistics Education, v. 6, n. 3. View this paper.
Starkings, S. (1997)
  Assessing Student Projects. In I. Gal & J. B. Garfield (Eds.), The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education. Netherlands: IOS Press. View this chapter.
   

 

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