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Shark Bites and Other Data Stories - OLET1632

Year - 2019

This OLE gives students a simple, transferable approach to the exploration of multivariate data in everyday life. You will investigate the relationship between variables in spreadsheet like data, learning what questions to ask, what techniques to use, and what mistakes to avoid. Focused on concepts, not formulae, the OLE is accessible for students from any discipline. You will focus on three main case studies: How does the Australian public respond to shark bites? Is mobile phone usage related to higher incidence of brain tumors? How is the unemployment rate changing?

Classes
online; 3x3-hr labs

Assessment
Written report (60%); presentation (40%)

Details

Faculty: Science

Intensive February

21 Jan 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 15 Feb 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Intensive July

24 Jun 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 19 Jul 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Diana Warren
HECS Band: 2
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