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Syllabus 2018-19 - 11011009 - Applied Statistics (Estadística aplicada)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Trabajo Social
FACULTY: FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Applied Statistics
CODE: 11011009 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: CASTILLO GUTIÉRREZ, SONIA
DEPARTMENT: U112 - ESTADISTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA
FIELD OF STUDY: 265 - ESTADÍSTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 075 E-MAIL: socasti@ujaen.es P: 953212927
WEBSITE: https://www.uja.es/departamentos/estio/contactos/castillo-gutierrez-sonia
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. One-dimensional descriptive Statistics

Types of statistical variables. Tables of frequencies. Graphical methods for data analysis. Descriptive measures for data analysis.

2. Two-dimensional descriptive Statistics

Joint frequency distribution: double entry tables. Marginal and conditioned distributions. Analysis of the association.

3. Calculation of probabilities

Definition and interpretation of probability. Concepts and basic results. Random variables. Characteristics. Theoretical models of probability.

4. Statistical Inference

Statisticians and parameters. Punctual estimation and confidence intervals. Hypothesis tests.

5. Public Statistics: social indicators

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The teaching methodology aims to achieve the competences of this subject in its theoretical and practical part (G2, G3 and G5).

The use of appropriate software to perform the basic functions of Statistics is explained in the computer room.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The theoretical-practical concepts of the subject evaluated through a written exam, which represents 70% of the final grade, aims to evaluate the achievement of learning outcomes R1, R2, R7 and R8, and competencies G2 and G5.

The proposed work, which represents 30% of the final grade, aims to evaluate the achievement of G3 competence and learning outcomes R3, R4, R5, R6, R9 and R10.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Basic business statistic: concepts and applications. Edition: [6th ed.]. Author: Berenson, Mark L.. Publisher: New Jersey: Prentice-Hall International, 1992  (Library)
  • Excel 2010 for business statistics : a guide to solving practical business problems. Edition: -. Author: Quirk, Thomas. Publisher: New York : Springer, c2011  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Methods and applications of statistics in business, finance, and management science [Recurso electró. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010.  (Library)