Vital numeracy

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Vital numeracy

  1. 1. >VITAL CPD - http://www.vital.ac.uk 29th January 2013 >29th January 2013 >You can count on Geography.... >Alan ParkinsonImage: Geographical Association 1
  2. 2. “Statistical thinking will citizenship as one day be as necessary for to read and write.” efficient the abilityH.G. Wells ?? That day is now
  3. 3. Part of my degree...
  4. 4. Where is numeracy in Geography ??
  5. 5. I-USE Statistics in Geography
  6. 6. I-USE Statistics in Geographyhttp://iusestatsinedu.blogspot.co.uk/http://iusestatsinedu.blogspot.co.uk/
  7. 7. Partners from 6 EU countries...
  8. 8. Which data ?Weather / Population / River discharge / Development / Controlled Assessment What do you do with the data ?
  9. 9. QuantitativeQualitativeQualitative
  10. 10. QuantitativeQualitativeQualitative
  11. 11. You can only predict things after they’ve happened. Earthquake prediction ? Tsunami warning system ?
  12. 12. Infographics
  13. 13. What would you find useful ?
  14. 14. MDGApps...Apps...
  15. 15. "While it is easy to lie with statistics, it is even easier Mosteller to lie without" Frederick

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