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The Guided Question Grid: A Collaborative Activity for Teaching Statistics

This activity requires students to work collaboratively to answer a series of guided questions concerning the key elements of various statistical tests (e.g. independent samples t-test and ANOVA). This activity stimulates reflective thinking and provides an environment for students to ask questions and engage in elaboration and argumentation. This activity concludes with each student having a completed study aide.

General Review Material; Levels of Measurement; Statistics; Comparing Statistics; Collaborative activity; Higher-order Thinking; Study Aide

Author: Karen Y. Holmes, L.N. Thompson, Brett A. Dodd & Antonio Jemes
Norfolk State University;;;

Posted: Friday, August 20, 2010