David M. Bressoud, Lynn A. Steen Authors describe the wide range of activities and publications within the MAA (Mathematical Association of America) that emphasize three broader categories of connections important to their community:
connections to and from other disciplines
connections within the mathematical sciences
connections to the needs of students served by mathematics departments, majors and non-majors.
Milo Schield Since statistics are contextual, statistical literacy focuses on what is taken into account. This focus on context is why statistical literacy can be viewed as an essential component of a liberal education.