Start: Aug. 21, 2011
End: Aug. 26, 2011
International Statistical Institute
IASE organizes several sessions at the World Statistics Congresses of the ISI, some in conjunction with other Sections of the ISI. Invited paper sessions in which the IASE is involved in organising, and the session organisers, are:
Applying results of statistics education research to teaching statistics. Joan Garfield (USA)
Teaching Courses in Probability Modelling. Allan Rossman (USA)
Should one attempt to integrate qualitative research approaches in traditional statistics courses? If yes, how? Irena Ograjensek (Slovenia), Iddo Gal (Israel)
Opportunities and pitfalls of e-learning, virtual learning environments and open education resources. Rolf Biehler (Germany) , Abbas Bazargan (Iran).
Enhancing statistics education through international cooperation and the use of international data (joint with IAOS). Reija Helenius (Finland)
Teaching sampling techniques in agriculture, biology and social sciences. Carla Rossi (Italy), Álvaro González Villalobos (Argentina)
Using popular books and entertainment in teaching statistics. Patrick Murphy (Ireland)
Also, Risk communication to a lay audience reflecting uncertainty and variability issues (ISI Committee on Risk joint with IASE). John Bailer (USA), Lutz Edler (Germany), Helen MacGillivray (Australia)
ISI also encourages Special Topics Sessions and Contributed Paper Sessions. The IASE assists and supports IASE members in putting forward proposals for Special Topics Sessions.
STS Statistical Literacy and Social Statistics. Milo Schield (USA)