FOUNDATION STATISTICS

EDU0MA3

2021

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to a spectrum of statistical thinking and skills required for future learning in general university programs. Students will develop conceptual knowledge and procedural skills in statistical analysis. Students will develop skills in Excel use sufficient to manage and analyse simple data sets. Assessments tasks are based on cumulative development of skills and include online quizzes and a project task.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline quizzes, workshopping solutions to data collection, number and word problems individually and in online forum groups. Identifying and analysing different data sets. workshopping solutions to and in online forum groups. Using, developing and reading graphs. Using spreadsheet programs. Student choice of data set to collect, manage and analyse. Working with spreadsheet programs (Excel) to manage a data set. Writing a research report detailing findings on data.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate understanding of statistics as a mathematical framework to research, understand, and make predictions about the real world, and develop basic skills in data collection
02. Identify the ways that statistical analysis and skills are employed to describe data and use the data to make observations and predictions about the population from which the data was drawn.
03. Conduct basic statistical analysis of data using spreadsheet programs (such as Excel)
04. Develop Excel graphs, transfer these graphs to other applications (such as Word and generate reports on these findings

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes (450 wd equivalence) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Data collection and management assessment (Excel spreadsheet and report, 800 wd equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes (450 wd equivalence) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Data collection and management assessment (Excel spreadsheet and report, 800 wd equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 51
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 online quizzes (450 wd equivalence) Formative assessment answers shuffled and no limit on attempts

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Data collection and management assessment (Excel spreadsheet and report, 800 wd equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4