Statistical Education Research Papers

There is an active research programme in statistics education in Ireland. Recent journal publications include:

  • Hannigan, A., Gill, O., & Leavy, A. M. (2013). An investigation of prospective secondary mathematics teachers’ conceptual knowledge of and attitudes towards statistics. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 16(6), 427-449.
  • Leavy, A. M., Hannigan, A., & Fitzmaurice, O. (2013). If you’re doubting yourself then, what’s the fun in that? An exploration of why prospective secondary mathematics teachers perceive statistics as difficult. Journal of Statistics Education, 21(3), n3.