The development and validation of the Statistical Literacy Interest

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    Abstract

    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
    Pages36-53
    Number of pages18
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    EventAnnual Postgraduate Research Conference - Armidale, Australia
    Duration: 15 Jul 200818 Jul 2008

    Conference

    ConferenceAnnual Postgraduate Research Conference
    CountryAustralia
    Period15/07/0818/07/08

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    Carmichael, C. (2008). The development and validation of the Statistical Literacy Interest. In Bridging the gap between ideas and doing research (pp. 36-53). University of New England.