Teaching statistics using activity elements

08 Jun 2017
15:30 - 16:00

Teaching statistics using activity elements

In this talk I will develop a way of teaching statistics that focuses on boosting the curiosity of trainees toward the field so that they quickly become independent. Using small, fun projects to teach statistics in a 5-day training module on statistics and didactics for quality managers, it seemed impossible to fulfill the wishes of the organization regarding the number of subjects which should be covered in the given time. But in the end we were able to setup a course which stimulates the interest of participants to go further on their own. In other words many trainees ended up asking: “where can we learn more?”