The development and validation of the Statistical Literacy Interest

Colin Carmichael

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This paper describes the development of an instrument designed to assess the interestthat middle school students (years 7 to 9) have towards statistical literacy. In particularthe paper presents a theoretical framework for interest in statistical literacy which issubsequently used as the basis for item development. Initial pilot results that areanalysed using a Rasch measurement perspective are then presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBridging the gap between ideas and doing research
Place of PublicationArmidale, NSW
PublisherUniversity of New England
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventAnnual Postgraduate Research Conference - Armidale, Australia
Duration: 15 Jul 200818 Jul 2008


ConferenceAnnual Postgraduate Research Conference


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