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Carmen Batanero Universidad de GranadaSpain
Anne S. HawkinsUnited Kingdom
David S. MooreUnited States
Maria G. OttavianiUniversitá degli Studi di RomaItaly
Brian PhillipsSwinburne Univ of TechnologyAustralia
 Life Member details

Name:Maria G. Ottaviani
ISI member
Affiliation:Universitá degli Studi di Roma
Address:P.le Aldo Moro 5
P.le Aldo
00185 Rome

Maria Gabriella Ottaviani is Professor of statistics in the University of Roma "La Sapienza". She began to be interested in statistics education in 1982 when she presented an invited paper on the teaching of statistics in the Italian universities at the Meeting of the "Association des Statisticiens Universitaires" in France. Since then her interest towards the teaching of statistics has grown. She has published articles on the history of the teaching of statistics at the University level in Italy, and also in Europe and in the US. She has published papers on statistics in Italian school text books, and on the way statistics was taught in some Italian schools, with an advanced statistics curriculum. She is also interested in the teaching of statistics with multimedia and edited a volume on "Multimedia and new educational environments". She took part in the Italian Children's census in 2001. She was IASE President from 1997 to 1999. She is the Chair of the IPC of ICOTS 6. She is in charge of the Italian permanent group for teaching statistics of the Italian Statistics Society, is on the board of the Journal Induzioni, the Italian journal on teaching statistics, and is a member of the Council of the CIRDIS, the Italian Inter-university Center for Research on Teaching Statistics.