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Activity Number: 342
Type: Topic Contributed
Date/Time: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 : 10:30 AM to 12:20 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Education
Abstract - #308022
Title: The Effect of Conceptualization and Content Perception on Affect and Difficulty Subscales of the Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics
Author(s): Marjorie Bond*+ and Susan Perkins and Caroline Ramirez
Companies: Monmouth College and Northwest Nazarene University and University of the Pacific
Keywords: SATS ; attitides ; perception ; statistics education

In this mixed-methods study, we look at the relationship between students' perception and attitudes toward statistics. Perception is quantified into Content and Concept while the Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics (SATS) is used to quantify attitudes. We will explore the relationship between Content knowledge and Difficulty SATS subscale as well Concept knowledge and Affect SATS subscale.

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