Credit points: 15
In this subject you will be introduced to statistical methods which are frequently used in science, psychology, health science and the social sciences. Topics include descriptive treatment of sample data, elementary probability and distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing of means and proportions. Other topics may include sample survey techniques, introduction to regression and chi-squared distribution. The statistical package SPSS will also be introduced. The strengths and limitations of statistical models to enable informed thinking about sustainability are explored.
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Lenard
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Incompatible subjectsSTA1LS OR ECO1ISB OR STA1SS OR STA1CTS OR STA1PSY
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
The basic practice of statistics & CDR
AuthorMoore, DS, Notz, WI and Fligner, MA
PublisherW.H. FREEMAN, NEW YORK.
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Lenard
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 3-hour examination (3000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.
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One 30 minute computer lab test (500 words equivalent)
Two 30 minute written tests (Test 1-10%, Test 2-20%) (500 words equivalent each, 1000 words total)
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