Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703002122014STATISTICAL GEOGRAPHYCompulsory245
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of this course is to provide the students skills and knowledge on geographical data analysis using statistical techniques.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ass. Prof. Dr. Lütfi İhsan SEZER
Learning Outcomes
1Able to recognize and evaluate the data and variables.
2Learn and apply information technologies and statistical methods.
3Determine and interpret the relationship between the types of events, and degree.
4Reliable statistical decision making.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Regression analysis * Trend analysis * Correlation analysis * Reliability testing * Probability distributions. * Statistical decision
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, literature sources, tools and materials.Expression
2Basic concepts.Expression
3Variables.Expression
4Data and data types.Expression
5Regression analysis.Expression-Practice
6Trend analysis.Expression-Practice
7Trend analysis.Expression-Practice
8Correlation analysis. Expression-Practice
9Reliability tests.Expression-Practice
10Normal probability distributionExpression-Practice
11Normal probability distributionExpression-Practice
12Midterm examExpression-Practice
13Extreme probability distribution.Expression-Practice
14Extreme probability distribution.Expression-Practice
15Statistical decision.Expression-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
Practice6530
Self Study5525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4624
Individual Study for Final Examination4624
Reading5315
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1  55        5
LO2  55        5
LO3  55        5
LO4  55        5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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