Browsing by Author "Sharma, Sashi"

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  • Bridging language barriers in statistics for Year-12 Pasifika students: A collaborative study

    Sharma, Sashi (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2018)
    This paper focuses on the use of home languages as a resource for Pasifika students who are learning about statistical methods. It is acknowledged that there are connections between language use and mathematics in mathematics ...
  • Cultural Influences in Probabilistic Thinking

    Sharma, Sashi (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012)
    Concerns about students' difficulties in statistics and probability and a lack of research in this area outside of western countries led to a case study which explored form five (14 to 16 year olds) students' ideas in this ...
  • Definitions and models of statistical literacy: a literature review

    Sharma, Sashi (Routledge, 2017)
    Despite statistical literacy being relatively new in statistics education research, it needs special attention as attempts are being made to enhance the teaching, learning and assessing of this sub-strand. It is important ...
  • Developing statistical literacy with Year 9 students: a collaborative research project

    Sharma, Sashi (Routledge, 2013)
    Advances in technology and communication have increased the amount of statistical information delivered through everyday media. The importance of statistics in everyday life has led to calls for increased attention to ...
  • Exploring Fijian high school students’ conceptions of averages

    Sharma, Sashi (Pacific Circle Consortium for Education, 2008)
    This paper focuses on part of a much larger study that explored form five (14 to 16 year-old) students’ ideas in statistics. A range of ideas was explored, including the students’ ideas about measures of centre and graphical ...

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