Using Microworlds to Elaborate more Faithful Models for Reasoning in Probability


Book: 
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Teaching Statistics
Authors: 
Bordier, J., Bergeron, G., & Weidemann, P.
Editors: 
The National Organizing Committee of the ICOTS 4
Category: 
Volume: 
2
Pages: 
594-601
Year: 
1994
Publisher: 
The National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics
Place: 
Rabat, Morocco
Abstract: 

In this paper we explore the possibility of using computer simulations in relation to the correction of misconceptions in probability judgments. But before considering this issue, we will look at some of possible difficulties that could come along with using computer simulations.

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