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On completion of this course students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Summarise data graphically and numerically
- Apply data analysis techniques
- Draw conclusions from the visualisation of data and number sets
- Identify trends and patterns by graphing sets of numbers
- Visualise statistical analysis of data sets using appropriate software.
- Number analysis; statistical practice and data analysis techniques
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This course is designed to further the knowledge of students on number analysis, using statistical measures and using tools to visualise numbers and patterns such as using Microsoft Excel and the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). It provides a broad introduction to statistical practice and data analysis techniques. It aims to equip students with a basic understanding of statistics, such that they are able to employ appropriate methods of analysis in various circumstances. The techniques learnt are widely used in the sciences, social sciences, business areas and many other fields of study. This course is an essential part of the mathematics program and is specifically designed in consultation with education providers to meet the needs of teacher training for Education students.
Continuous assessment - 50% Final exam - 50%
- In-class Test (50%)
- Final exam (50%)
Current study term: 24 Jul 22 to 28 Oct 22
Textbooks are not required.