Assessment of Students’ Understanding of Variation
Article first published online: 10 SEP 2007
Volume 29, Issue 3, pages 80–88, August 2007
How to Cite
Watson, J. M. and Kelly, B. A. (2007), Assessment of Students’ Understanding of Variation. Teaching Statistics, 29: 80–88. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.2007.00295.x
- Issue published online: 10 SEP 2007
- Article first published online: 10 SEP 2007
Several tasks used in research studies are presented with assessment rubrics and examples of the development of student understanding. The tasks focus on students’ appreciation of variation in several contexts and illustrate the need to discuss variation in the classroom and to ask students specifically about it during assessment.