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Interrogating Data - MATH1115

In a data-rich world, global citizens need to problem solve with data, and evidence based decision-making is essential is every field of research and work. This unit equips you with foundational statistical thinking to interrogate data. Focusing on statistical literacy, the unit covers foundational statistical concepts such as visualising data, the linear regression model, and testing significance using the t and chi-square tests. Based on a flipped learning approach, you will experience most of your learning in weekly collaborative 2 hour labs, supplemented by readings and lectures. Working in teams, you will explore three real data stories across different domains, with associated literature. The combination of MATH1005/1015 and MATH1115 is equivalent to DATA1001, allowing you to pathway to the Data Science, Statistics, or Quantitative Life Sciences majors.

Classes
2-hr lab/wk

Assessment
LQuizzes (5%); projects (30%); final exam (65%)

Textbooks
Statistics, (4th edition), Freedman, Pisani and Purves, (2007)

Pre-requisites

MATH1005 or MATH1015

Prohibitions

STAT1021 or STAT1022 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or DATA1001 or DATA1901

Details

Faculty: Science

Summer Main

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 25 Jan 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Qiying Wang
HECS Band: 2
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