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Teaching Statistics - Despite its Applications.

Ridgway, J.; Nicholson, J.; McCusker, S.


J. Nicholson

S. McCusker


Evidence-based policy requires sophisticated modelling and reasoning about complex social data. The current UK statistics curricula do not equip tomorrow's citizens to understand such reasoning. We advocate radical curriculum reform, designed to require students to reason from complex data.


Ridgway, J., Nicholson, J., & McCusker, S. (2007). Teaching Statistics - Despite its Applications. Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Statistics and Data Science Teaching, 29(2), 44-48.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2007
Journal Teaching Statistics
Print ISSN 0141-982X
Electronic ISSN 1467-9639
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 29
Issue 2
Pages 44-48