# An Historical Phenomenology of Mean and Median

@article{Bakker2006AnHP, title={An Historical Phenomenology of Mean and Median}, author={A. Bakker and K.P.E. Gravemeijer}, journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics}, year={2006}, volume={62}, pages={149-168} }

Using Freudenthal’s method of historical phenomenology, the history of statistics was investigated as a source of inspiration for instructional design. Based on systematically selected historical examples, hypotheses were formulated about how students could be supported in learning to reason with particular statistical concepts and graphs. Such a historical study helped to distinguish different aspects and levels of understanding of concepts and helped us as instructional designers to look… Expand

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