Dani Ben-Zvi's Publications (All, by year)


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In press

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Developing Students’ Statistical Reasoning: Connecting Research and Teaching Practice. Springer. (Table of Contents, draft)

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (in press). How students learn statistics revisited: A current review research on teaching and learning statistics. International Statistical Review.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (in press). Informal Statistical Inference: Data Analysis for Sixth Grade Using TinkerPlots - Student's Workbook (English, international edition). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa, 48 pages.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (in press). Helping students develop statistical reasoning: Implementing a Statistical Reasoning Learning Environment. Teaching Statistics.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (in press). Introducing the emerging discipline of statistics education. School Science & Mathematics.

2008

Ben-Zvi, D. (Editor) (2008). Innovative E-learning in higher education. Proceedings of The Sixth Annual Conference of MEITAL (the Inter-University Center for e-Learning, IUCEL). University of Haifa, Israel.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Preparing school teachers to develop students' statistical reasoning. In C. Batanero, G. Burrill, C. Reading & A. Rossman (Eds.), Proceedings of the Joint ICMI/IASE Study on Statistics Education in School Mathematics: Challenges for Teachning and Teacher Education. Monterrey, Mexico: ITESM.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Partners in innovation: Helping teachers to integrate technology in the teaching of statistics. In C. Batanero, G. Burrill, C. Reading & A. Rossman (Eds.), Proceedings of the Joint ICMI/IASE Study on Statistics Education in School Mathematics: Challenges for Teachning and Teacher Education. Monterrey, Mexico: ITESM.

Konja, M., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008, Feb.). Collaborative learning processes in wiki-based environments in higher education. In Y. Eshet, A. Caspi & N. Geri (Eds.) Proceedings of the Third Annual Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies Research, 165-170. The Open University of Israel, February, 2008.

Apel, N., Gil, E. & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008, Feb.). Using TinkerPlots to develop primary school students' reasoning about informal statistical inference. In Y. Eshet, A. Caspi & N. Geri (Eds.) Proceedings of the Third Annual Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies Research, 1-6. The Open University of Israel, February, 2008.

Gil, E., Ben-Zvi, D., & Apel, N. (2008, Feb.). Creativity in learning to reason informally about statistical inference in primary school. In R. Leikin (Ed.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Creativity in Mathematics and the Education of Gifted Students, 125-135. University of Haifa, Israel.

Rota, S., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Exploratory Data Analysis – The water around us (Hebrew) (Student’s Textbook in the Pathways Series). Tel-Aviv: The Center for Educational Technology.

Rota, S., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2008). Exploratory Data Analysis – The water around us (Hebrew) (Teacher’s Guide in the Pathways Series). Tel-Aviv: The Center for Educational Technology.

2007

Ben-Zvi, D. (2007a). Reasoning about Informal Statistical Inference (SRTL-5). ISI Newsletter 31(2), 27.

Ben-Zvi, D. (Contributing Author) (2007b). Innovative instructional materials for introductory statistics courses. The AIMS Project. University of Minnesota, USA.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2007c, October). Using wiki to promote collaborative learning in statistics education. Technology Innovations in Statistics Education Journal 1(1).

Ben-Zvi, D., Gil, E., & Apel, N. (in press). What is hidden beyond the data? Helping young students to reason and argue about some wider universe. To appear in D. Pratt & J. Ainley (Eds.), Reasoning about Informal Inferential Statistical Reasoning: A collection of current research studies. Proceedings of the Fifth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (SRTL-5), University of Warwick, UK, August, 2007.

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

Gal, I., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2007). Educational products of official statistics agencies: In search of vision, standards, and impact. Proceedings of the 56th Session of the International Statistical Institute, 22-29 August, Lisbon, Portugal. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2007). The Discipline of Statistics Education. In C. Batanero (Ed.), Background Papers of the Joint ICMI /IASE Study on Statistics Education in School Mathematics: Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education. Spain: University of Granada.

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l, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2007).
Informal statistical inference: Data analysis for sixth grade using TinkerPlots – Student's Workbook (Hebrew). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 48 pages. 

2006

Ben-Zvi, D. (2006). Scaffolding students' informal inference and argumentation. In A. Rossman and B. Chance (Editors), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Teaching of Statistics (CD-ROM), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 2-7 July, 2006. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Ben-Zvi, D., Garfield, B. J., & Zieffler, A. (2006). Research in the Statistics Classroom: Learning from Teaching Experiments. In G. F. Burrill and P. C. Elliott (Editors), Thinking and Reasoning with Data and Chance (The Sixty-eighth Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), (pp. 467-481). Reston, VA: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Gil, E., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2006). Growing samples: Exploratory Data Analysis for fifth grade using TinkerPlots – Student's Workbook (Hebrew). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 32 pages.

Rota, S., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2006a). Exploratory Data Analysis – my neighborhood (Hebrew) (Student’s Textbook in the Pathways Series). Tel-Aviv: The Center for Educational Technology.

Rota, S., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2006b). Exploratory Data Analysis – my neighborhood (Hebrew) (Teacher’s Guide in the Pathways Series). Tel-Aviv: The Center for Educational Technology.

Salomon, G., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2006). The difficult marriage between education and technology: Is the marriage doomed? In L. Verschaffel, F. Dochy, M. Boekaerts and S. Vosniadou (Editors), Instructional psychology: Past, present and future trends (Essays in honor of Erik De Corte), (pp. 209-222). Elsevier.

2005

Ben-Moshe, O., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005). Distribution: Exploratory Data Analysis for fourth grade using TinkerPlots – Student's Workbook (Hebrew). Haifa, Israel: University of Haifa. 32 pages.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Amir, Y. (2005). How do Primary School Students Begin to Reason about Distributions? In K. Makar (Ed.), Reasoning about distribution: A collection of current research studies. Proceedings of the Fourth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (SRTL-4), University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2-7 July, 2005. Brisbane: University of Queensland. (Including four video segments, CD-ROM.)

Ben-Zvi, D., Ben-Moshe, O., & Kvatinsky, T. (2005). Fostering mathematical literacy in statistics and probability (Hebrew). Jerusalem: Ministry of Education. (210 pages, 35 activities for students in ninth and tenth grade, fully annotated for teachers.)

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (Guest Editors) (2005a). Teaching and Assessing Reasoning about Variability (Special Section). Statistics Education Research Journal 4(1). 73 pages.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005b). A Framework for Teaching and Assessing Reasoning about Variability. Statistics Education Research Journal 4(1), 92-99.

Levin, N., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005). Statistics curriculum for the professional development of primary school mathematics teachers (Hebrew). The National Committee for the Professional Development of Primary School Mathematics Teachers in Israel. Jerusalem: Ministry of Education. 78 pages.

Rota, S., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005a). Exploratory Data Analysis – my family (Hebrew) (Student’s Textbook in the Pathways Series). Tel-Aviv: The Center for Educational Technology.

Rota, S., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2005b). Exploratory Data Analysis – my family (Hebrew) (Teacher’s Guide in the Pathways Series). Tel-Aviv: The Center for Educational Technology.

2004

Ben-Zvi, D. (2004a). Reasoning about variability in comparing distributions. Statistics Education Research Journal 3(2), 42-63.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2004b). Reasoning about data analysis. In D. Ben-Zvi & J.Garfield (Eds.),The Challenge of Developing Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking (pp. 121–145). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers (Springer).

Ben-Zvi, D. (2004c). The emergence of reasoning about variability in comparing distributions: a case study of two seventh grade students. In C. Lee (Ed.), Reasoning about variability: A collection of current research studies. Proceedings of the Third International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (SRTL-3), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 23-28 July, 2003. Mount Pleasant, Michigan: CentralMichiganUniversity. (29 pages with video segments, CD-ROM.)

Ben-Zvi, D. (2004d). Data analysis: Curriculum outline for primary school teachers [Advanced module, Hebrew]. Jerusalem: The Ministry of Education.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2004e). Developing students' statistical reasoning. Outlook - The Journal of the University of Haifa, 28-31. University of Haifa: Israel.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (Editors) (2004a). The challenge of developing statistical literacy, reasoning, and thinking. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers (Springer). (423 pages.)

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (Guest Editors) (2004b). Research on Reasoning about Variability. Statistics Education Research Journal 3(2). 113 pages.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (2004c). Research on Reasoning about Variability. Statistics Education Research Journal 3(2), 4-6.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (2004d). Statistical literacy, reasoning, and thinking: goals, definitions, and challenges. In D. Ben-Zvi & J.Garfield (Eds.),The Challenge of Developing Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking (pp. 3-15). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers (Springer).

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (2004e). The SRTL Forums: International Research Forums on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (IASE Matters). Teaching Statistics, 26(3), i-iv(1).

Gal. I., & Ben-Zvi, D. (July 2004). Educational Services of Official Statistics Agencies: A Landscape View. Proceedings of the Special Topic Group on “Research and development in the teaching and learning of probability and statistics”, the 10th International Congress on Mathematical Education. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Garfield, J., & Ben-Zvi, D. (2004). Research on statistical literacy, reasoning, and thinking: issues, challenges, and implications. In D. Ben-Zvi & J.Garfield (Eds.),The Challenge of Developing Statistical Literacy, Reasoning, and Thinking (pp. 397-409). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers (Springer).

2002

Ben-Zvi, D. (2002). Seventh grade students’ sense making of data and data representations. In B. Phillips (Ed.), Proceedings of the sixth international conference on teaching of statistics (CD-ROM). Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Hershkowitz, R., Dreyfus, T., Schwarz, B., Ben-Zvi, D., Friedlander, A., Hadas, N., Resnick, T., & Tabach, M. (2002). Mathematics curriculum development for computerized environments: A designer – researcher – teacher – learner activity. In L. D. English (Ed.), Handbook of international research in mathematics education, 657–694. London: Laurence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

Ottaviani, M.G., Ben-Zvi, D., & Phillips, B. (2002). Developing a statistically literate society. The International Commission on Mathematical Instruction Bulletin, 51, 69–72. http://www.mathunion.org/ICMI/bulletin/51.pdf

2001

Ben-Zvi, D. (2001a). Children as explorers: Exploratory Data Analysis by junior high school students in a computer-assisted environment. Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation.

Ben-Zvi, D. (2001b). Technological tools in statistics education. The teaching and diffusion of statistics, 205–220. Palma de Mallorca: Instituto Balear de Estadistica. Available: http://www.caib.es/ibae/marcos/jornaeuropea.htm

Ben-Zvi, D., & Arcavi, A. (2001a). Developing experts’ points of view on local-global approaches to data and data representations. Bulletin of the ISI 53rd Session Proceedings, 2, 215–217. Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Arcavi, A. (2001b). Junior high school students’ construction of global views of data and data representations. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 45, 35–65.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Ozruso, G. (2001). Statistical investigations with spreadsheets: Teacher's guide (Hebrew). Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. 329 pages.

2000

Ben-Zvi, D. (2000). Towards understanding the role of technological tools in statistical learning. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 2 (1&2), 127–155.

1999

Ben-Zvi, D. (1999a). Alternative assessment in statistics education. Proceedings of the 52nd Session of the International Statistical Institute, III, 175–176. Helsinki, Finland: Edita Ltd.

Ben-Zvi, D. (1999b). Constructing an understanding of data graphs. In O. Zaslavsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, II, 97–104. Haifa, Israel: Technion.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield, J. (Editors) (1999). Statistical reasoning, thinking, and literacy: Selected readings. Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. (257 pages.)

Bruckheimer, M., Ofir, R., & Ben-Zvi, D. (1999). Pi and the circle perimeter (Hebrew). The History of Mathematics Series (Vol. IV). Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. 60 pages.

1998

Ben-Zvi, D., & Arcavi, A. (1998). Towards a characterization and understanding of students’ learning in an interactive statistics environment. In L. Pereira-Mendoza, L. S. Kea, T. W. Kee & W. K. Wong (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Teaching of Statistics, II, 647–653. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Bruckheimer, M., Ofir, R., & Ben-Zvi, D. (1998). Solving word problem without equations (Hebrew). The History of Mathematics Series (Vol. III). Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. 60 pages.

Cohen, H., & Ben-Zvi, D. (1998). Challenges in Constructing Graph Understanding Using a Graphical Calculator (Hebrew). TI Math, 1 (2). Israel: Texas Instruments.

1997 

Ben-Zvi, D. (1997a). Learning statistics in a technological environment. Proceedings of the 51st Session of the International Statistical Institute, I, 411–415. Ankara, Turkey: State Institute of Statistics.

Ben-Zvi, D. (1997b). Software for teaching statistics. In J. Garfield & G. Burrill (Eds.), Research on the Role of Technology in Teaching and Learning Statistics, 123–136. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Ben-Zvi, D., Friedlander, A. (1997a). Statistics: Exploratory Data Analysis activities with spreadsheet – Student's workbook (Hebrew). Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. 164 pages.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Friedlander, A. (1997b). Statistical thinking in a technological environment. In J. Garfield & G. Burrill (Eds.), Research on the Role of Technology in Teaching and Learning Statistics, 45–55. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute.

Bruckheimer, M., Ofir, R., & Ben-Zvi, D. (1997). Ancient digits and computation methods (Hebrew). The History of Mathematics Series (Vol. II). Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. 60 pages.

1996

Bruckheimer, M., Ofir, R., & Ben-Zvi, D. (1996). Computation methods in ancient Egypt (Hebrew). The History of Mathematics Series (Vol. I). Rehovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science. 60 pages.

In preparation

Ben-Zvi, D. (in preparation, a). Inventing distributional graphing. For the Learning of Mathematics.

Ben-Zvi, D. (in preparation, b). “Tinkering” plots – innovative uses of technology in Exploratory Data Analysis. International Journal of Computers for Mathematical learning.

Ben-Zvi, D. (in preparation, c). How primary school students begin to reason about distributions. Statistics Education Research Journal.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Arcavi, A. (in preparation). Appropriation: A peer perspective. Cognition and Instruction.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Gal, I. (in preparation). Educational online products of statistical agencies. Public Understanding of Science Journal.

Ben-Zvi, D., & Garfield J. (in preparation). The Discipline of Statistics Education. School Science and Mathematics.

Ben-Zvi, D., Hayat, T., & Konja, M. (in preparation). Collaborative knowledge building processes in Wiki-based learning environments. The International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.

Ben-Zvi, D., Kali, Y., Konja, M., & Levin-Peled, R. (in preparation). Design principles for using Wiki technologies in online courses for higher education. Computers and Education.

DelMas, R., Garfield, J., Zieffler, A. & Ben-Zvi, D. (in preparation). Using multiple-choice assessment items to study students’ difficulty reading and interpreting graphical representations of distributions. Statistics Education Research Journal.

Roseth, C.J., Garfield, J.B., & Ben-Zvi, D. (in preparation). Collaboration in Learning and Teaching Statistics. Journal of Statistics Education.