Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
ETC1000, ETW1000, STA1010, SCI1020, ETB1100.
Topics include an introduction to spreadsheeting; descriptive statistics; elementary probability; discrete and continuous probability distributions; statistical inference; simple linear regression and correlation; forecasting and time series; and Index numbers.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.