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Statistics Concept Inventory

A concept inventory is a battery of questions that test a student’s understanding rather than knowledge of procedures from a topic.

To construct these, people often leverage past questions that are known to have mixed understandings to highlight misconceptions.

I believe we can also deconstruct applied problems into combinations of statistical concepts that can counter students from “pattern matching” problems, given pattern matching tends to occur in the context where there’s a one to one mapping between concept to problems. In other words, the combinatorial nature of these problems should deter students from pattern matching problems and actually understanding the concepts.


These are organized mostly following the scientific method:

How to make concept change?