Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
FEN101SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH ICompulsory113
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To enable students to improve their English reading and writing skills related to statistical terminology and basic subjects of statistics and to be able to follow foreign literature.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Funda İşçioğlu-Öğr. Grv. Dr. Aslı Kılıç
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand English definitions related to science of statistics.
2To improve the ability of reading and speaking in English
3To be able to follow English literature related to department of statistics.
4To learn English professional terminology.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
This course covers teaching English contents related to statistical terms and professional terminology to students .
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1A reading text related to fundamentals of statistics
2A reading text related to statistical study and questionnaires
3A reading text to evaluate a statistical Study
4A reading text related to statistical tables and graphs
5A reading text related to measure and statistical scale of measurements
6A reading text related to measures of central tendency and measures of variability
7A reading text related to probability
8Midterm Exam
9A reading text related to conditional probability
10A reading text related to random variables
11A reading text related to probability distributions
12A reading text related to binomial distribution
13A reading text related to Poisson distribution
14A reading text related to normal distribution
15A reading text related to sampling and sampling distributions
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Statistics: A guide to unknown, Judith M. Tanur, Frederick Mosteller, William H. Kruskal, Erich L. Lehmann, Richard F. Link, Richard S. Pleters, and Gerald R. Rising, 1988, 3rd ed., Wadsworth&Brooks. • Reading statistics and research, Schuyler W. Huck, 2012, 6th ed., Pearson Highered. • Statistics: An Introduction, Roger E. Kirk, 2008, 5th ed., Thomson Wadsworth.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Criticising Paper14228
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination717
Individual Study for Final Examination717
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)102
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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