Modes of assessing a Student’s performance in statistical subjects – A brief look at the pro’s and con’s

Eric J. Beh, Shelton Peiris

Abstract


The role of assessment tasks in statistics subjects plays a very important role in determining the level of understanding of the material being taught. There are many options that are available to the teacher, all of which are either beneficial or counterproductive for the students understanding of statistics. This poster will explore some of these options, and in particular, its use in first year service teaching units which is how most students learn of statistics.

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