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Statistics Education – Inference and Advanced Topics

Enrolment code: ESG713

Offered: Distance education: may be taken in semester 1 OR semester 2

Unit description:

Follows on from ESG711 & ESG712 and considers inference for data handling and chance, as well as topics from the grade 10-12 mathematics curriculum in probability and statistics. Background knowledge necessary to teach the topics, classroom activities, software for data handling and probability simulation, and consideration of curriculum and issues will be included in the unit.

Staff Dr J Watson For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern independent work, contact-time with lecturer negotiated Timetable
Prerequisites ESG711 , ESG712  
Assessment mode problems assigned from the text and set using the software (50%) a 3,000-word essay on a classroom project related to the course content (50%). Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Moore DS, Statistics: Concepts and Controversies, 3rd edn, Freeman, 1991
CD-ROM: Learning the Unlikely at Distance Delivered as an Information Technology Enterprise, Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, 1996.
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Discipline (School) Postgraduate Education  
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