Improving student outcomes in high-enrollment statistics classes with the structured writing approach

Tatiana Batova, Stefan Ruediger

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The article describes an assignment that makes writing-to-learn feasible in high-enrollment statistics classes. It combines the principles of structured writing with Bloom's taxonomy. The assignment helped improve related exam scores and was easy to implement and grade for instructors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalTeaching Statistics
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019



  • introductory statistics
  • structured writing
  • teaching materials for hypothesis testing
  • writing across the curriculum
  • writing in high-enrollment classes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Education

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