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ICOTS 10 2018

Kyoto, Japan



  • Education of the grammar of science for sciences and society : Hiroe Tsubaki
  • Cultivating Creativity in Data Work : Hilary Parker
  • See how the rest of the world lives, sorted by income : Anna Rosling Rönnlund
  • Through a glass darkly : Chris Wild
  • Combining 360 degree reflections for looking forward : Helen MacGillivray

Excellence Awards for Early Career Papers


Highly commended papers

Topic 1: Statistics education: Looking back, looking forward

1A: An Innovative Educational Model of Elementary Statistics Course with MOOC, PBL, and AI (panel)

1B: Statistical education software: Looking back and looking forward

1C: Statistics Education: What, how and with whom?

1D: Out of the past and into the future: a global perspective

1E: Assessment: its lessons and effects

1F: Statistics as a Liberal Art and the Real World

1G: Backwards and forwards with research

1H: Data science, technology and the future

1I: The significance of establishment of Japanese Inter-organizational Network for Statistics Education

Topic 2: Statistics education at the school level

2A: Learning to reason with statistical models and modeling at the school level (Part 1)

2B: Engaging young learners in using models and modelling in data investigations (Modelling Part 2)

2D: A perspective on statistics education from three different countries

2E: Linking research and practice in teaching and learning statistics at the school level

2F: Perspectives on statistics education with a focus in primary schools

2G: Probability and modelling across the schooling levels

2H: Perspectives on statistics education with a focus in secondary schools - session 1

2I: Perspectives on statistics education with a focus in secondary schools - session 2

2J: Active-learning approach for statistics in school education

Topic 3: Statistics education at the post-secondary level

3A: Developing undergraduate data science programs grounded in statistics

3B: Randomisation and bootstrapping: the quick way to inference

3C: Modern data and visualizations in the introductory statistics course

3D: Preparing pre-service statistics teachers across the grade levels

3E: Students’ negative attitudes towards statistics: an arduous challenge

3F: Statistical computing and communication

3G: Developing understanding of statistical concepts: From undergraduate students to pre-service mathematics teachers

3H: Distributions to spatial statistics: New approaches to teaching statistic

Topic 4: Improving teaching and capacity in statistics education

4A: Statistical education: the education of teachers and children

4B: An Inquiry Teaching Environment for Data Producers: Statistics Tasks for Elementary Years of Schooling

4C: ISLP improving teaching and capacity in statistics education in Ibero-America

4E: Teachers’ knowledge and curriculum

4F: Teachers, their questions, and their interpretations

4G: Professional Development Programs

4H: Statistical reasoning and teaching and learning processes

4I: Challenges and different pedagogies for the teaching of statistics

4J: Innovative projects for statistical education

4K: Curriculum and unique approaches for statistics discipline in various departments and centers at Japanese Private Universities

Topic 5: Statistics education in the workplace, government and across disciplines

5A: Official Statistics for Education - Consolidated efforts of Japanese National Statistic Institutes

5C: Statistical Education and Training for Public Policies

5D: Statistical Education and Work Integrated Learning

5E: Statistics Education Across Discipline

5F: Statistical Education for Decision Makers for Evidence Based Policy Making

5G: Designing Collaborative and Tailored Training in Statistics and Data Science

5H: Statistics Education Across Disciplines: pedagogy and assessment for statistical literacy, critical thinking, and evidence-based practice

5I: Understanding the statistical education needs of researchers in applied disciplines

5J: Education of statistical quality control for industries in Japan

Topic 6: Innovations in teaching probability

6A: Conditional Probability, Part 1: Learning probability with visualisation

6B: Learning Conditional Probability, Part 2

6C: Teaching Probability in School - Understanding Probability and Linking to Statistical Inference

6D: Role of Probability ‘Games’ in Learning

6E: Concepts in teaching probability: learning obstacles and proposals for how to overcome them

6F: Novel Approaches to Teaching Probability

6G: Challenges in Teaching Probability

6H: Post-secondary Conceptions of Probability

Topic 7: Statistical literacy in the wider society

7A: Promoting understanding of civic statistics: Linking conceptual frameworks, datasets, visualizations, and resources

7B: ISLP past and now

7C: Promoting statistical literacy with visualisation

7D: Fostering students‘ knowledge and statistics related affect

7E: Using statistical literacy in tools for the society

7F: Challenges for statistics in the past and in the future

7H: Statistical literacy of teachers

Topic 8: New approaches to research in statistics education

8A: Inference in Times of Crisis, Part 1

8B: Inference in Times of Crisis, Part 2

8C: Reasoning

8D: New Methods in the Age of Big Data

8E: Theory and Frameworks

Topic 9: Technology and multimedia in statistics education

9A: Supporting students doing data analysis by using digital tools designed for use by students

9B: Data science in secondary education

9C: Using R for effective teaching of Statistics

9D: Engaging students in learning statistics

9E: Software and smartphone technology developments

9F: Using data visualization to build statistical thinking

9G: Design matters: How resources and experiences impact learning in online courses

9H: Teaching Statistics Online

9I: Gathering and modeling data

9J: Use of new technology for promoting classroom engagement

9K: Alternative and creative ways to teach statistics

9L: Trends in statistical education via internet in Japan

9M: Statistics Education with MOOC

Topic 10: Organisations and collaboration in statistics education

10A: Collaboration between industries/international-connections and university-level education:

10B: Activites related to interaction with schools

Contributed papers