Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Andreas Eichler, Lucía Zapata-Cardona
    Pages 1-37 Open Access

About this book


This ICME-13 Topical Survey provides a review of recent research into statistics education, with a focus on empirical research published in established educational journals and on the proceedings of important conferences on statistics education. It identifies and addresses six key research topics, namely: teachers’ knowledge; teachers’ role in statistics education; teacher preparation; students’ knowledge; students’ role in statistics education; and how students learn statistics with the help of technology. For each topic, the survey builds upon existing reviews, complementing them with the latest research. 


Statistical Knowledge Statistical Beliefs Statistical Attitudes Teachers‘ Statistical Literacy Students‘ Statistical Literacy Teaching Statistics Learning Statistics learning and instruction

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for MathematicsUniversity of KasselKasselGermany
  2. 2.College of EducationUniversity of AntioquiaMedellínColombia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Empirical Research in Statistics Education
  • Authors Andreas Eichler
    Lucía Zapata-Cardona
  • Series Title ICME-13 Topical Surveys
  • Series Abbreviated Title ICME-13 Topical Surveys
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • License CC BY
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-38967-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-38968-4
  • Series ISSN 2366-5947
  • Series E-ISSN 2366-5955
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 37
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Mathematics Education
    Learning & Instruction
    Statistics for Social Sciences, Humanities, Law
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“The advertised purpose of the booklets was to update readers on recent developments in mathematics education. The booklet at hand attempts to do this in 28 pages … . this booklet might best be used to give researchers an overview of the field. It could also be a gold mine for a graduate student looking for a topic for a dissertation as the authors make numerous references to gaps in past research.” (Robert W. Hayden, MAA Reviews,, February, 2017)