Slides-01(1) bst - ECON1203/ECON2292 Business and Economic...

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1 ECON1203/ECON2292 Business and Economic Statistics Week 1 Week 1 topics Administrative details Descriptive statistics Frequency distributions & histograms Shapes of distributions 2 Describing bivariate relations Key references Course outline Keller Chs 1-3 Administrative details: Staff Lecturer-in-charge: Professor Denzil G Fiebig Room: ASB 444 Phone No: 9385 3958 Email: d.fiebig@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times: Mon 3-5, Tues 9-10 (or by appointment) Other lecturers: Dr Chris Bidner Louis Yeung Room: QUAD 3119 QUAD 3122 Phone No: 9385 5911 9385 3286 Email: c.bidner@unsw.edu.au louis.yeunglamko@unsw.edu.au Cl t t i T i M Th 330 5 (b i t t Th 10 1 i 3 Consultation Times: Mon, Thurs 3:30-5 (or by appointment) Thurs 10-1 (or by appointment) Dr Marian Vidal-Fernandez Room: ASB 459 Phone No: 9385 3319 Email: m.vidal-fernandez@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times: Tues 3-4, Fri 12-2 (or by appointment) Tutor-in-charge: Lee Lee Ooi Room: ASB 463 Phone No: 9385 3565 Email: l.l.ooi@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times: Tues 1-4 (or by appointment)
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2 Administrative details: Teaching & Learning Keller 9 th ed. provides detail & basic reference material Lectures provide Overview Emphasis of key points 4 Some worked examples Tutorials provide Review & discussion opportunities Learning cycle Preview – participate – practice Administrative details: What you’re expected to know BES will utilize prior knowledge from high school mathematics Basic algebra Basic calculus 5 Basic probability This is presumed knowledge & there will be no mathematics instruction in BES But BES is about statistics not mathematics Administrative details: Assessment Online quizzes designed to give timely feedback Weeks 3,6, & 12 In-tutorial test Assessment Component Percentage of total mark Feedback quizzes 8 6 Week 7 EXCEL important but no direct computing mark Major project requires EXCEL Some tutorial problems have computing part Weekly tutorials (Weeks 2-13) prepare you for Final examination In-tutorial test 12 Project 20 Final examination 60 Total 100
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3 Administrative details: Lectures Lecture notes will be sparse Lecture discussion will be more expansive There should be benefit in attending lectures Use textbook to fill any Worked eg on frequency distributions (So, it’s probably a good idea to 7 remaining gaps Textbook provides extensive reference material Worked examples in lectures will appear with space for an answer Statistics in action (SIA) will use real case studies print out the lecture slides so you can fill in the answers as they occur.) Administrative details: Why BES?
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Slides-01(1) bst - ECON1203/ECON2292 Business and Economic...

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