Jackie Dietz Best Journal of Statistics Education Paper Award
University of Tasmania
Lyn D. English
Queensland University of Technology
To Jane Watson and Lyn D. English for their paper, “Repeated Random Sampling in Year 5,” published in the Journal of Statistics Education, Volume 24, Issue 1, 2016.
About the Award
Established in 2011 and named in honor of Jackie Dietz, founding editor of the Journal of Statistics Education (JSE), the award is presented annually to the best paper among all those appearing in the JSE.
The award is presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings each year and consists of a certificate and $1,500, which is provided by a fund created by William I. Notz. The cash prize is divided evenly among the authors of the paper selected.
Consistent with the JSE editorial policy:
- For the improvement of statistics education at all levels, including elementary, secondary, post-graduate, continuing, and workplace education.”
- Enhance the exchange of a diversity of interesting and useful information among educators, practitioners, and researchers around the world.”
- Intended audience includes anyone who teaches statistics, as well as those interested in research on statistical and probabilistic reasoning.”
- Presents original, novel ideas
- Provides new insights in some area of statistics education
- Has the potential to benefit a wide audience of readers
- Includes practical ideas statistics teachers can use to improve their teaching
- Deals with important ideas
- Demonstrates some depth of investigation in a topic
- Engages and entices the reader
- Expresses ideas clearly, efficiently, and accurately
Award Recipient Responsibilities
The award recipient(s) are responsible for providing a current photograph and general information, along with permission to reprint the work in ASA promotional materials.
Outside nominations are not accepted.
Please contact the committee chair.