STATS11119B (TGA)
Statistics for Science
15 Points
Staff
Convenor(s)
Lyn Hunt
8338
G.3.21
To be advised
lyn.hunt@waikato.ac.nz

Lecturer(s)
Joanne Ellis
E.2.19
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joanne.ellis@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description
Paper Structure
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessment
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.
Required and Recommended Readings
Required Readings
Recommended Readings
Mind on Statistics by Utts & Heckard
Modern Statistics; a graphical introduction By Don McNeil
Elementary Statistics Using Excel by Mario Triola
Other Resources
Paper Resources:
The course notes booklet will be available for purchase from Waikato Print. The booklet also contains practical exercises. This booklet is an integral component of the paper and it is highly recommended that students purchase it. Note that additional material may also be covered in class.Online Support
This paper has a Moodle page (http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz) where you will be able to access pdfs of lecture notes and powerpoints, lecture recordings, and reading material. There are also discussion forums where you can both ask and answer questions.
PLEASE NOTE: Moodle will be used for class notices etc and it is your responsibility to check the site regularly. Instructions provided on Moodle and in lectures are considered to be given to the class as a whole.
Workload
Linkages to Other Papers
Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite papers: Admission to the BSc; or MATH168, or MATHS168; or 18 credits at Level 2 in NCEA Mathematics; or 14 credits at Level 3 in Statistics, Calculus or Mathematics.
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: STATS121, STAT121, STAT160 and STAT111