In Press

Lundeberg, M., Kang, H., Wolter, B. & delMas, R. (in press). Context matters: Increasing understanding with interactive clicker case studies. Educational Technology Research & Development.

Zieffler, A., Garfield, J., delMas, R., Bjornsdottir, A., Isaak, R., Le, L., & Park, J. (in press). Publishing in SERJ: An analysis of papers from 2002–2009. Statistics Education Research Journal.


Garfield, J. & Franklin, C. (2011). Assessment of learning, for learning, and as learning in statistics education. In C. Batanero, G. Burrilll, C. Reading and A. Rossman (eds.), Teaching statistics in school mathematics—Challenges for teaching and teacher education: A joint ICMI/IASE study (pp. 133–145). New York: Springer Publishers.

Garfield, J., & Zieffler, A. (2011). Response to: “Towards more accessible conceptions of statistical inference” by C. Wild, M. Pfannkuch, M. Regan and N. J. Horton. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A, 174,(Part 2), 280.

Garfield, J., Zieffler, A., Kaplan, D., Cobb, G., Chance, B., & Holcomb, J. P. (2011). Rethinking assessment of student learning in statistics courses. The American Statistician, 65(1), 1–10.

Hjalmarson, M. A., Moore, T. J. & delMas, R. (2011). Statistical analysis when the data is an image: Eliciting student thinking about sampling and variability. Statistics Education Research Journal, 10(1), 15–34.

Kang, H., Lundeberg, M., Wolter, B. & delMas, R. (2011). Gender differences in student performance in large lecture classrooms using personal response systems (“clickers”) with case studies. Learning Media and Technology, 1–24.

Zieffler, A., Harring, J., & Long, J. D. (2011). Comparing groups: Randomization and bootstrap methods using R. New York: Wiley.


Garfield, J. & delMas, R. (2010). A website that provides resources for assessing students’ statistical literacy, reasoning, and thinking. Teaching Statistics, 32(1), 2–7

Garfield, J., delMas, R., & Zieffler, A. (2010). Assessing important learning outcomes in introductory tertiary statistics courses. In P. Bidgood, N. Hunt, and F. Jolliffe (eds.), Assessment methods in statistical education: An international perspective (pp. 75–86). Chichester, West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.


Everson, M. (2009, September). 10 things I’ve learned about teaching online. eLearn Magazine.

Garfield, J. & Everson, M. (July, 2009). Preparing teachers of statistics: A graduate gourse for future teachers. Journal of Statistics Education, 17.

Zieffler, A., & Garfield, J. (2009) Modeling the growth of students covariational reasoning during an introductory statistics course. Statistics Education Research Journal, 8(1), 7–31.

Garfield, J. & Ben-Zvi, D. (2009) Helping students develop statistical reasoning: Implementing a Statistical Reasoning Learning Environment. Teaching Statistics, 31(3), 72–77.


Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield J. (2008). Introducing the emerging discipline of statistics education. School Science and Mathematics, 108, 355–361.

Everson, M., & Garfield, J. (2008). An innovative approach to teaching online statistics courses. Technology Innovations in Statistics Education Journal, 2(1).

Everson, M., Zieffler, A., & Garfield, J. (2008). Implementing new reform guidelines in teaching introductory college statistics courses. Teaching Statistics, 30(3), 66–70.

Ooms, A., & Garfield, J. (2008). A model to evaluate online educational resources in statistics. Technology Innovations in Statistics Education Journal, 2(1).

Roseth, C.J., Garfield, J.B., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008) Collaboration in learning and teaching statistics. Journal of Statistics Education, 16(1).

Zieffler, A., Garfield, J., Alt, S., Dupuis, D., Holleque, K., & Chang, B. (2008). What does research suggest about the teaching and learning of introductory statistics at the college level? A review of the literature. Journal of Statistics Education, 16(2).

Zieffler, A., Garfield, J., delMas, R., & Reading, C. (2008). A framework to support research on informal inferential reasoning. Statistics Education Research Journal, 7(2), 40–58.


Chance, B., Ben-Zvi, D., Garfield, J., & Medina, E. (2007). The role of technology in improving student learning of statistics. Technology Innovations in Statistics Education Journal, 1(1).

delMas, R., Garfield, J., Ooms, A., & Chance, B. (2007). Assessing students’ conceptual understanding after a first course in statistics. Statistics Education Research Journal, 6(2), 28–58.

delMas, R., & Liu, Y. (2007). Students’ conceptual understanding of the standard deviation. In M. Lovett and P. Shah (Eds.), Thinking with data: Proceedings of the 33rd Carnegie Symposium on Cognition (pp. 87–116). New York: Erlbaum.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2007). How students learn statistics revisited: A current review of research on teaching and learning statistics. International Statistical Review, 75(3), 372–396.

Garfield, J., delMas, R., & Chance, B. (2007). Using students’ informal notions of variability to develop an understanding of formal measures of variability. In M. Lovett and P. Shah (Eds.), Thinking with Data: Proceedings of the 33rd Carnegie Symposium on Cognition (pp. 117–147). New York: Erlbaum.

Garfield, J., delMas , R., Ooms , A., & Chance , B. (2007). Assessment Resource Tools for Assessing Students’ Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking. In D. Deeds and B. Callen (Eds.), Proceedings of the National STEM Assessment Conference (pp. 93–99). Drury University.

Garfield, J., Zieffler, A., delMas, R., Chance, B., Hilton, S., & Lesser, L. (2007). Practical issues in conducting statistics education research. In Papers Presented at the 2006 Joint Statistical Meetings (pp. 2297– 95). Seattle, WA, August 6–10, 2006.


Ben-Zvi, D., Garfield, J & Zieffler, A. (2006). Research in the statistics classroom: Learning from teaching experiments. In G. Burrill, (Ed.), Thinking and reasoning with data and chance: 2006 NCTM Yearbook (pp. 367–381). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

delMas, R., Ooms, A., Garfield, J., & Chance, B. (2006). Assessing students’ statistical reasoning. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Teaching Statistics. Salvador de Bahia, Brazil: International Association of Statistics Education and International Statistical Institute.

Everson, M. (2006, April). Group discussion in online statistics courses. eLearn Magazine.

Franklin, C. & Garfield, J. (2006). The GAISE Project: Developing statistics education guidelines for pre K–12 and college courses. In G. Burrill, (Ed.), Thinking and reasoning with data and chance: 2006 NCTM Yearbook (pp. 345–376). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


delMas, R., Garfield, J., & Ooms, A. (2005). Using assessment to study students’ difficulty reading and interpreting graphical representations of distributions. In K. Makar (Ed.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Literacy, and Reasoning (CD). Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland.

delMas, R., & Liu, Y. (2005). Exploring students’ conceptions of the standard deviation. Statistics Education Research Journal, 4(1), 55–82.

Garfield, J. (Ed.). (2005) Innovations in teaching statistics. Washington, DC: Mathematics Association of America.

Garfield, J. & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005). A framework for teaching and assessing reasoning about variability. Statistics Education Research Journal, 4(1), 92–99.


Ben-Zvi, D. & Garfield, J. (Eds.) (2004). Challenges in developing statistical reasoning, thinking and literacy. Kluwer Pubishers, The Netherlands.