ARTIST Roundtable Conference on Assessment in Statistics

Beth Chance
Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
bchance@calpoly.edu

Newsletter for the Section on Statistical Education
Volume 10, Number 1 (Spring 2004)


The ARTIST (Assessment Resource Tools for Improving Statistical Thinking) project team (Joan Garfield, Bob delMas, Beth Chance) will offer a roundtable conference August 1-4, 2004 at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. Presentations and discussions will center on assessment in introductory statistics courses. Topics include: Designing and implementing an assessment program, classroom assessment, developing effective tests, performance assessment methods, and using assessment to inform curricular development and improve student learning. The role of assessment in research on teaching and learning statistics will also be addressed. This workshop will provide opportunities for hands-on experience with the ARTIST web resources including the new test development software.

Scheduled keynote speakers include:

This will be a working conference for a limited number of participants, who are expected to engage in hands-on sessions and discussions, and will have the opportunity to make presentations. For more information on the ARTIST project see: http://www.gen.umn.edu/artist.


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