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Richard Scheaffer

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Registered: 12/6/04
Posted: Oct 10, 1996 9:34 AM
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The Fifth International Conference on Teaching Statistics - ICOTS-5

Place Nanyang Technological University, Singapore,
Dates June 21 - 26, 1998.

Theme Statistical Education - Expanding the Network


Chair IPC Brian Phillips ( Fax + 61 9819 0821)
Chair LOC Teck-Wong Soon (
Singapore contact Lionel Pereira-Mendoza (

WWW site


If you are interested in presenting a paper at ICOTS-5 please submit an
abstract, 300 - 500 words, of the paper you would like to be considered as
soon as possible but before Dec. 18, 1996 to the relevant topic convener
whose name and email is listed below or the IPC Chair. You will then be put
in touch with the appropriate session organiser.

Note: Because of the limited number of speakers who can be accepted for
each session, people whose abstracts are not accepted for the session they
nominate may be referred to organisers of other relevant sessions and/or
the contributed paper or poster sessions.


1. Statistical education at the school level (Elementary level, secondary
level, teacher training, local teachers) Lionel Pereira-Mendoza

2. Statistical education at the post-secondary level (Introductory
statistics, mathematical statistics, design and analysis of experiments,
regression and correlation, Bayesian methods, categorical data analysis,
sample survey design and analysis) Richard Scheaffer

3. Statistical education for people in the workplace (Statistical
consultancy, continuing education, distance education, total quality)
Kerstin Vannman

4. Statistical education and the wider society (Statistical Societies,
statistical literacy, publications, legal contexts, journalists, informed
society) Anne Hawkins

5. An international perspective of statistical education (African region,
Asian region, Spanish speaking , Other developing regions,) James Ntozi

6. Research in teaching statistics
(Junior levels, senior school levels, post-secondary levels, probablity)
Joan Garfield

7. The role of technology in the teaching of statistics (Software design,
teaching experiments, graphics calculators, visualization, research,
multi-media and WWW)
Rolf Biehler

8. Other determinants and developments in statistical education
(Cultural/historical factors, learning factors, assessment, gender factors,
Guiseppe Cicchitelli

9. Contributed papers
Shir-Ming Shen

10 Poster sessions
Peng Yee Lee

Note: Anyone who wants to run a special session such as a special interest
group discussion, a demonstration/training session should contact the IPC
Chair for consideration.

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