Publication details for Prof Jim RidgwayRidgway, J., Nicholson, J. & McCusker, S. (2007). Teaching Statistics - Despite its Applications. Teaching Statistics 29(2): 44-48.
- Publication type: Journal Article
- ISSN/ISBN: 0141-982X, 1467-9639
- DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.2007.00276.x
- Further publication details on publisher web site
Author(s) from Durham
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.