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Departmental Workshops: Data Collection

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Created on 27 October 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 27 April 2010 by ncetm_administrator

Departmental Workshops - Structured professional development activities  

Departmental Workshops - Data Collection

These workshops are written to provide your mathematics team with structured professional development you can deliver in-house utilizing all members' expertise and knowledge. We believe 3 – 6 modules per year could be an ideal balance.

This module explores various data collection methods including primary and secondary sources and methods of data analysis. The first activity proposes the design of a survey or experiment to help students understand the concepts.
Objectives related to this topic are:

  • collect small sets of data from surveys and experiments, as planned
  • collect data using a suitable method
  • design a survey or experiment to capture the necessary data from one or more sources
  • gather data from specified secondary sources, including printed tables and lists, and ICT-based sources, including the internet.
  • gather data from primary and secondary sources, using ICT and other methods, including data from observation, controlled experiment, data logging, printed tables and lists. 

Resource Sheet HT2.COL.1 (pdf file)
Resource Sheet HT2.COL.2 (pdf file)

Download the whole workshop (zip file)



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