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An International Journal on the Teaching and Learning of Statistics


Journal of Statistics Education


Current Issue

The November 2015 (Volume 23, Number 3) issue of JSE is now available. The table of contents can be accessed at: 2015 Table of Contents. This issue includes six regular articles, two Research in K-12 Statistics Education articles, one Teaching Bit, an interview by Allan Rossman with Deborah Nolan, and an acknowledgment of our JSE referees for 2015.

We hope you enjoy this issue, and, as always, we welcome your feedback. The next issue of JSE, edited by Dr. Soma Roy, is due to be announced in March 2016.

New Submission Process Announced

We are excited to announce a major update to the submission process for JSE manuscripts! If you would like to submit a manuscript to JSE, go to the new submission website (, begin by creating an account, and then follow the steps in the Author Center to upload your manuscript and complete the required information.

Taylor & Francis will now be publishing JSE, beginning with the March 2016 issue. A new JSE website will soon be announced.

Submission of revised manuscripts (i.e., any manuscripts that were originally submitted prior to September 1, 2015 and that are being revised and re-submitted) should be submitted to, not through the new process.

If you have questions or problems navigating the new system, feel free to contact Jean Scott, JSE Editorial Coordinator, at

Congratulations to the New JSE Editor

Soma Roy from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, will be the next Editor of JSE, and she will begin accepting new submissions starting on September 1, 2015. Soma was originally an Associate Editor for JSE and has most recently been the Data Sets and Stories Editor. We are excited to see the great things that Soma has in store for JSE! Bethany White from The University of Western Ontario will soon take over as the new Data Sets and Stories Editor, and we will also soon announce a brand new JSE submission process through Taylor & Francis. Please stay tuned, in the next couple of months, for more information about the exciting changes ahead for JSE!

The JSE Webinar Series on CAUSEweb

The JSE webinar series takes place approximately once each month, on the third Wednesday of the month, from 12 to 1 p.m. (U.S. Eastern time), through the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE).  Authors of papers that appear in JSE discuss their work and answer questions about their work. Each webinar includes discussion of up to two papers from JSE. For more information on webinars that have already taken place, in addition to upcoming webinars, please visit   

JSE on Facebook and Twitter

To get the word out about JSE and to provide opportunities for readers to share and discuss articles from JSE, a Facebook group has been created.  If you have a Facebook account, you can access our new group and request to join by going to  Note that you can also simply do a search within Facebook for “Journal of Statistics Education.”  We will use this group to make announcements related to JSE and to share links to articles that are published in each new issue.  Hopefully, this will also become a place where you can connect with other statistics educators.

There is also a Twitter account for JSE that you can follow if you use Twitter (@JStatEd).

JSE Copyright Policy

Authors retain copyright for papers and data sets and stories submitted to JSE. The JSE Copyright Policy can be accessed by clicking on Guidelines for Readers/Data Users in the menu on the left. You will also notice a JSE Policy for Using Data Sets and Simulations/Programs. The policy statement is meant to clarify what uses of JSE data sets require approval from the copyright holder (the author) and what uses do not require approval. Classroom and other teaching uses do not require approval. 






Statistics Education News

The 2016 Electronic Conference for Teaching Statistics (eCOTS) will take place online from May 16-20, 2016. The theme for eCOTS 2016 is "Changing with Technology," and proposals for this conference will be accepted until February 1, 2016. For more details and to submit a proposal, please go to:



Other Statistics Education Journals

Statistics Education Research Journal
Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal of the International Association for Statistical Education (IASE) and the International Statistical Institute (ISI). SERJ aims to advance research-based knowledge that can help to improve the teaching, learning, and understanding of statistics or probability at all educational levels and in both formal (classroom-based) and informal (out-of-classroom) contexts.

STatistics Education Web
STatistics Education Web (STEW) is an online resource for peer-reviewed lesson plans for K-12 teachers. The statistical concepts follow the recommendations of the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Report: A Pre-K-12 Curriculum Framework.

Teaching Statistics
A journal for teachers of students aged 9 to 19. The journal includes articles on teaching statistics as a specialist subject and as a support tool for other disciplines.

Technology Innovations in Statistics Education
A journal reporting on studies of the use of technology to improve statistics learning at all levels, from kindergarten to graduate school and professional development.

Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics
A journal of case studies in business, industry, and government statistics.

Model Assisted Statistics and Applications
This IOS Press journal is soliciting papers for its "Teaching Section" that it launched following its Special Issue on Teaching Statistics (Dec. 2009; Vol. 4, no. 4). A formal call for papers appeared in issue #2 of 2010.

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Mission Statement

JSE disseminates knowledge for the improvement of statistics education at all levels, including elementary, secondary, post-secondary, post-graduate, continuing, and workplace education.

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