Course DescriptionAcquire skills and knowledge to teach and learn in the digital age. Use modern technology as a means to improve the construct of statistical knowledge. Analyze current mathematics education research on pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning statistics using technology. Examine and critique lesson design units for topics such as descriptive statistics, probability distributions, linear regression and hypothesis testing. Design instructional units that foster development of analytical skills and increase problem solving ability of all statistics students. Content aligned with ISTE Standards.
NotesUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the TI-83Plus and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators and EXCEL for teaching and learning mathematics in the Statistics classroom.
- Create activities using the skills, strategies and educational theories presented in this course.
- Develop and share an instructional unit for the statistics classroom incorporating use of modern technology.
- Design lesson plans that align with ISTE National Educational Technology Standards.