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Learning and Instruction Vol. 26, No. 1 (August 2013) pp. 22–35
Box plots are frequently used, but are often misinterpreted by students. Especially the area of the box in box plots is often misinterpreted as representing number or proportion of observations, while it actually represents their density. In a first ...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 20, No. 4 pp. 304–315
The present study examined the effectiveness of (a) peer feedback for learning, more specifically of certain characteristics of the content and style of the provided feedback, and (b) a particular instructional intervention to support the use of the ...
Students’ misconceptions of statistical inference: A review of the empirical evidence from research on statistics education
Educational Research Review Vol. 2, No. 2 pp. 98–113
A solid understanding of inferential statistics is of major importance for designing and interpreting empirical results in any scientific discipline. However, students are prone to many misconceptions regarding this topic. This article structurally...