Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703002112014BASIC STATISTICSCompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of this course provides to geography studens introductory statistical methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ass. Prof. Dr. Lütfi İhsan SEZER
Learning Outcomes
1To gain basic knowledge of statistics
2Learning and applying basic statistical methods
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Concepts * Variables * The data and data types * Series * The main types of numerical division series * Classification and grouping * Measures of central tendency * Measures of dispersion * Rates and percentages
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, resources, tools and equipmentExpression
2Basic concepts, variablesExpression
3Data and data typesExpression
4SeriesExpression-Practice
5The main types of numerical division seriesExpression-Practice
6ClassificationExpression-Practice
7ClassificationExpression-Practice
8GroupingExpression-Practice
9GroupingExpression-Practice
10Midterm exam
11Measures of central tendencyExpression-Practice
12AveragesExpression-Practice
13AveragesExpression-Practice
14Measures of dispersionExpression-Practice
15Ratios and percentagesExpression-Practice
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Bilge Aloba KÖKSAL, İstatistik Analiz Metodları, Çağlayan Kitabevi Yayınları, 1985, İstanbul
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice12336
Self Study7321
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2612
Individual Study for Final Examination2612
Reading428
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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5
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13
LO1   5         
LO2   5        5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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