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Statistics in Education (9917.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)

Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Maths & Technology


    Unit Outlines

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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165673) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (155495) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (149568) - View

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    This unit introduces students to statistical techniques in education and for education. The focus of the unit is the collection, description and analysis of data with an emphasis on exploratory and graphical methods using a statistical computer package. Topics include surveys and experiments; tables and graphs; measures of location and dispersion; basic probability; hypothesis testing; and linear regression modelling.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1: Use statistical methods to collect and describe data;

    2: Use statistical methods to generalise from samples to populations; and

    3: Read, analyse and interpret statistical information in a variety of relevant contexts.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    4 hrs per weel F2F





    Assumed Knowledge

    Mathematics to Year 10

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