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Bringing Data to Life into an Introductory Statistics Course with Gapminder

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Gapminder is a free and easy to use software for visualising real-world data in multiple dimensions. The simple format of the Cartesian coordinate system is used in a dynamic and interactive way to convey a great deal of information. This tool can be readily used to arouse students' natural curiosity regarding world events and to increase the motivation to understand statistics.

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