Assessing and Measuring Statistics Cognition in Higher Education Online Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Assessing and Measuring Statistics Cognition in Higher Education Online Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Justin P. Chase (University at Albany (SUNY), USA) and Zheng Yan (University at Albany (SUNY), USA)
Release Date: May, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 265
ISBN13: 9781522524205|ISBN10: 1522524207|EISBN13: 9781522524212|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2420-5

Description

The ability to effective learn, process, and retain new information is critical to the success of any student. Since mathematics are becoming increasingly more important in our educational systems, it is imperative that we devise an efficient system to measure these types of information recall.

Assessing and Measuring Statistics Cognition in Higher Education Online Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical reference source that overviews the current state of higher education learning assessment systems. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as statistical cognitions, online learning implications, cognitive development, and curricular mismatches, this publication is ideally designed for academics, students, educators, professionals, and researchers seeking innovative perspectives on current assessment and measurement systems within our educational facilities.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive Development
  • Curricular Mismatches
  • Curriculum
  • Online Anxiety
  • Online Learning
  • Statistical Differentiation
  • Statistical Enrichment
  • Statistics Education
  • Student Cognition

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Justin Chase is an educational researcher, with primary research interests in motivation, and statistics education. He graduated from the University of Maine in 2009 with a B.A. in psychology, a M.S. in 2012 from Montana State University, and a certificate of advanced study in educational research from SUNY in 2016.
Zheng Yan is Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University at Albany. His major publications include the Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior, the Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior, and Mobile Phone Behavior. He has been a co-editor of the International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning since 2012.