Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Hobart: semester 1 and 2, blended delivery
Distance: semester 1
Launceston: semester 1 and 2 blended delivery
Cradle Coast: semester 1 blended delivery
Introduces the management and interpretation of quantitative information. A 'hands-on' course, developed using data which is drawn from disciplines of relevance to the students. Topics include: collecting, processing and presenting quantitative information; descriptive statistics for summarising data; data exploration techniques; the role of chance; sampling; commonly used statistical methods, such as hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, Anova and regression.
The focus is on correct interpretation and communication of statistics information. Students are introduced to the use of computers and spreadsheets in statistical applications.
|Unit name||Data Handling and Statistics 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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Blended delivery: 1hr video lectures, 1 hour tutorial, 1 hour computer lab, 1 hour face-to--face weekly.
2-hr exam 40%, 4 x 5% online quizzes, 40% assignments
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