International Association
for Statistical Education
IASE 2012 Roundtable Conference
Technology in Statistics Education: Virtualities and Realities
2 – 6 July 2012       Cebu City, The Philippines

Statistical Institute

Program Outline


Preface to the Proceedings by Robert Gould

Monday, July 2

How can technology best be used to provide resources to teachers of statistics? What qualities should a resource possess? Can strong resources improve the teaching of statistics? What are the challenges in providing teachers with resources?

8:30 – 9:00Registration
9:00 – 10:30Opening
10:30 – 10:45Break
10:45 – 11:45Nicholson, Ridgway, McCuskerGetting real statistics into all curriculum subject areas — can technology make this a reality?paper
11:45 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 14:00Ridgway, Nicholson, McCuskerThe Semantic web demands ‘new’ statisticspaper
14:00 – 15:00Small Group Discussions
15:00 – 15:15Break
15:15 – 16:00Plenary Discussion
Taerim Lee, Sharleen Forbes
17:30 – 19:30Welcome DinnerCAFA Theater & Lobby, University of San Carlos (transportation provided)

Tuesday July 3

How can technology be used in the classroom to deepen understanding of statistical concepts and improve statistical reasoning?

8:30 Announcements
8:45 – 9:45FinzerThe Data Science Education Dilemmapaper
9:45 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 11:00EricksonDesigning Games for Understanding in a Data Analysis Environmentpaper
11:00 – 11:45Small Group Discussions
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 14:30Hernandez, Kataoka, AvilaThe use of free web-based software to help statistics teachingpaper
14:30 – 14:45Break
14:45 – 15:45Budgett, Pfannkuch, Regan, WildDynamic Visualization for Inferencepaper
15:45 – 16:30Small Group Discussions
16:30 – 17:30Plenary Discussion
Jennifer Kaplan, Oyelola Adegboye

Wednesday July 4

How can technology be used to teach statistical practice?

8:30 Announcements
8:45 – 9:45Stern D, Coe, Stern R, McDermottMSc Training in Research Methods Supportpaper
9:45 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 11:00Baglin, Da CostaA Theoretical Framework for Developing Statistical Package Competence as an Outcome of Statistical Literacypaper
11:00 – 11:45Plenary Discussion
Ayse Bilgin, Zachariah Mbasu
12:00 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 18:00Metro Cebu Tour

Thursday July 5

What do instructors of statistics need to know about technology, and how can they best be taught?

8:45 – 9:45Krishnan, IdrisChallenges in using the graphics calculator in teaching statistics in a matriculation coursepaper
9:45 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 11:00HassadFaculty attitude toward technology-assisted instruction for introductory statistics in the context of educational reformpaper
11:00 – 11:45Small Group Discussions
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 14:30Stern DDeveloping Statistics Education in Kenya Through Technological Innovations at All Academic Levelspaper
14:30 – 14:45Break
14:45 – 15:45Bedford, Baglin, BulmerStudents’ Experiences and Perceptions of Using A Virtual Environment for Project-based Assessment in an Online Introductory Statistics Coursepaper
15:45 – 16:30Small Group Discussions
16:30 – 17:30Plenary Discussion
D.S. Hooda, Robert Molnar

Friday July 6

How do we assess the affects of technology on statistical learning outcomes? What role does the choice of “suites” of technology play in affecting student learning?

8:45 – 9:45RestonAn Outcome-based Framework for Technology Integration in Higher Education Statistics Curricula for Non-majors: Phillipine Contextpaper
9:45 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 11:00MockoSelecting Technology to Promote Learning in an Online Introductory Statistics Coursepaper
11:00 – 11:45Plenary Discussion
James Musyoka, Chita Evardone
12:00 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 15:00Small Group Reports and Wrap-up