Selected Topics on Ideas of Statistics - Promote Statistical Literacy for Mathematics Teacher

Selected Topics on Ideas of Statistics - Promote Statistical Literacy for Mathematics Teacher

Date & Time

27 January 2016, 08:30 - 31 December 2016, 17:30

Venue

To Be Confirmed

Department

Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL)

Category

Professional Development

Events Details

The ideas of statistics are most important to convey rather than skills and knowledge. This course aims at a good understanding of the key ideas of statistics to enhance statistical literacy and statistical thinking.

Selected topics include: which average is the best, measures of variation, hypothesis testing and justice system, big data and cluster analysis, correlation and causation in regression analysis, how to use ideas of statistics to understand the world.

Real life examples will be examined for conceptual understanding and analysing data. Misuse of statistical concepts in teaching and learning will also be explored in this course.

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