ICOTS 1 1982
Sheffield, United Kingdom
COMPLETE VOLUMES 1 and 2
Introductory Talk
 Why teach statistics?
V Barnett : p3
Plenary Talks
 Stochastics at the school level in the age of the computer
L Råde : p19
 Optimum balance between statistical theory and applications in teaching
C Radhakrishna Rao : p34
 The relevance of statistical training
J Gani : p50
Topic 1: Teaching Statistics In Schools (611 Years Age Group)
Organiser: Professor K Matusita
 Statistics in the curriculum for everybody – how young children and how their teachers react
Tamas Varga : p71
 Teaching of statistics in elementary schools in Japan
T Yanagawa : p81
 Two examples of statistics activities for elementary school classes
Clare Heidema : p91
 Using games to teach some probability concepts
George W Bright, John G Harvey and Margariete M Wheeler : p110
 Teaching statistics in elementary schools in Japan
H Midzuno : p116
Topic 2: Teaching Statistics In Schools (1215 Years Age Group)
Organiser: Professor P L Hennequin
 Why teach descriptive statistics in secondary schools?
Heinrich Winter : p127
 The teaching of statistics in French secondary schools
G Dumousseau : p144
 Teaching statistics concepts through instructional games
George W Bright, John G Harvey and Margariete M Wheeler : p158
 A practical approach to statistics
R Kapadia : p169
 On the teaching of order statistics
K Bognár : p179
Topic 3: Teaching Statistics In Schools (1618 Years Age Group)
Organiser: Professor J Swift
 Amount and kind of statistics to be taught to 16+ year olds
F Eicker : p191
 Teaching statistics to 1618 year olds: dreams and reality
T Nemetz : p199
 Statistics for the 1618 year olds: a discussion
A Hanley : p208
Topic 4: Teaching Statistics To NonStatisticians
Organiser: Dr W G Gilchrist
 We must preach what is practised
A S C Ehrenberg : p215
 Teaching statistics to nonstatisticians – an application oriented approach
G Sadasivan : p219
 Utility through collaboration: a problem oriented approach
D Taylor and G E Skipworth : p232
 An open university service course
John Bibby : p238
 The training of service teachers
R W Madsen : p250
Topic 5: Development Of Teaching Materials At School Level
Organiser: Mr P Holmes
 Development of teaching materials at school level
A R Hoffer : p263
 Developing materials for the schools council project on statistical education
P Holmes : p269
 EDA for 1619’s?
J Bibby : p277
Topic 6: Training Of Teachers In Statistics
Organiser: Professor A P Shulte
 Preparations for college teaching in statistics
A K Gupta : p283
 Teaching design of experiments in Indian universities
V Bhagwandas : p287
 Clinical approach to training statistics teachers
J Rustagi : p298
 Discussion of teachertraining papers
A morley : p302
Topic 7: Use Of Calculators And Computers In Teaching
Organiser: Professor L Råde
 The case for using computers in teaching statistics
B L Joiner : p307
 Computer algorithms for the classical distribution functions
H O Posten : p313
 Use of hand held programmable calculators in statistics courses for nontechnical students
D R Barr : p331
 Simulation of games studied in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
J Badrikian : p336
Topic 8: Teaching Statistics With The Help Of Case Studies
Organiser: Professor B Epstein
 Case studies for an adequate understanding and interpretation of results by statistical inference
M Borovcnik : p341
 Is a scientific legend a comprehensive case study?
V V Shvyrkov and A C Davis : p354
Topic 9: Training Statistical Practitioners
Organiser: Professor M Benyaklef
 Training of statistical practitioners
P Osinski : p375
 Preparing statisticians for government service – a view from the United States
Marie D Eldridge and Katherine K Wallman : p389
 Programmes d’enseignement at couts de formation
M Benyaklef : p403
 Les enseignements statistiques a l’ENSAE
Ph Tassi et A Trognon : p415
Topic 10: Education And Training In Statistics In Developing Countries
Organiser: Dr M N Murthy
 Statistical education and training in Latin America: a general appraisal
Enrique Cansado : p431
 Statistical education and training in the developing countries in Africa
J N Adichie and Biyi Afonja : p439
 Statistical education and training in developing countries of Asia and the pacific
M N Murthy : p450
 Comments on the above papers
K T de GraftJohnson : p483
 Report on session on statistical education and training in developing countries
B P Adhikari : p487
Topic 11: CoOperation Between Academic And Practising Statisticians
Organiser: Professor W G Hunter
 Cooperation between university and industry statisticians in the United States
R D Snee : p491
 Some observations from Europe
LarsErik Oller : p503
 Building bridges between the academic and real worlds – some observations from South America
C A Peres and P A Morettin : p509
 Building bridges between the academic and real worlds
B Jones, B J T Morgan and G B Wetherill : p521
 Closing the gap between statisticians and statistics users
Guido E del Pino and Carlos PradoCampos : p527
 Cooperation between academic and practising statisticians
A Prat Bartes : p536
Topic 12: Teaching Survey Sampling
Organiser: Dr D Singh
 The teaching of sample design to government statisticians from developing countries
Joseph K Garrett : p541
 Teaching of survey sampling
D Singh : p552
 Teaching of survey sampling
P K Bose : p566
Topic 13: Teaching Design And Analysis Of Experiments
Organiser: Dr D A Preece
 The design and analysis of experiments – what is it about?
D A Preece : p575
 Teaching experimental design in the computer age
R Mead : p591
 Teaching concepts of design and analysis using real and simulated experiments
J R Elliott and J C Robinson : p603
 Teaching experimental design: prescribed by a medical statistician
Sheila M Gore : p627
 Contribution to discussion of the above papers
B Jones : p633
Topic 14: Training Industrial Practitioners
Organiser: Dr R D Snee
 The polymath consultant
A A Greenfield : p641
 Teaching applied statistics for and/or in industry
H C Hamaker : p655
 Practicals, case studies, projects and professional experience: some methods of developing skills among budding statisticians
G K Kanji : p671
 Training in statistical quality control
A F Bissell : p685
 Discussion of papers by Greenfield, Hamaker and Kanji
A F Bissell : p691
 Discussion of papers by Greenfield, Hamaker and Kanji
D G Watts : p695
Topic 15: Principles Of Learning Probability And Statistics
Organiser: Professor E Fischbein
 Learning from experience – Bayes’ Theorem: a model for stochastic learning situations?
H Steinbring and G von Harten : p701
 Children’s choice behaviour in probabilistic situations
Ruma Falk : p714
 An idea of structuring probability teaching based on Dienes’s six stages
Anna Olecka : p727
 Does the teaching of probability improve probabilistic intuitions?
E Fischbein and A Gazit : p738
 Stochastics teaching based on common sense
HJ Bentz : p753
 A survey of probability concepts in 3000 pupils aged 1116 years
D R Green : p766
 Misconceptions of probability, systematic and otherwise; teaching probability and statistics so as to overcome some misconceptions
J M Shaughnessy : p784
 The role of explanation in teaching elementary probability
J L Myers : p802
 Probabilities: learning by doing or learning by imitating
A Abele : p813
Topic 19: Teaching Of Agricultural Statistics
Organiser: Dr D Singh
 Training of personnel for agricultural statistics in Jordan
Z Takrouri : p831
