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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
STATISTICS I : DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS PSK211 Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall) 3 + 2 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY2
SEMESTERThird Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)-Third Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Sinan Alper
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will sharpen their statistical intuition and abstract reasoning as well as their reasoning from numerical data through psychological and social research.
2) Will be able to read and evaluate statistical results any given research reports.
3) Will apply probabilistic thinking skills to various problems.
4) Will be able to apply statistical software programs and able to summarize data descriptively.
5) Will evaluate statistical graphs according to their reliability in showing data properly.
6) Will develop better attitudes to statistics.
7) Will apply statistical thinking to other subareas of psychology.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week The Nature of Probability and Statistics
2nd Week Frequency Distributions and Graphs
3rd Week Data Description - Measures of Central Tendency
4th Week Data Description - Measures of Dispersion
5th Week Introduction to Probabilistic Thinking
6th Week Probability and Counting Rules
7th Week Discrete Probability Distributions
8th Week Mid-term and The Normal Distribution
9th Week The Normal Distribution (continued)
10th Week Confidence Intervals and Sample Size
11th Week Confidence Intervals and Sample Size (continued)
12th Week Hypothesis Testing
13th Week Hypothesis Testing (continued)
14th Week Summing Up
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGBluman, A. G. (2012). Elementary statistics: A step by step approach (8th Ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSProblem Solving,Discussion,Lecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz430
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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