STAT 100

NEWS: Apr 26 - Solutions, feedback, marking rubric for Module 6 homework now available.  The solutions / rubric were updated on April 26, so check that you have the most recent version.

: Apr 23 - Solutions, feedback, marking rubric for Module 5 homework now available.  Exam practice questions and solutions also now posted for  Module 5.  Practice questions available for Module 6.

NEWS: Apr 13 - Example final exam questions for Module 3 available - please go to Module 3.

Welcome to the home page of our department’s only 100-level course, STAT 100, "Statistical Thinking". The course explores the development and use of statistical thinking in the modern world. The aim is to equip learners with a good level of statistical literacy while also demonstrating applications of the discipline in research and society. We hope you find the course a stimulating exploration of important themes in statistical science.

Here you will find information, material and notices that are essential for your success on the course. We hope you will visit these pages at least once a week during the term. Below is a link to the course guide, which includes details about the teaching and assessment as well as brief descriptions of each module.

The lectures are 2pm to 3.30pm in CHEM 124, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students will attend one of two seminars each week, either Tuesdays (1pm in MATH 204) or Thursdays (11am in MATH 204). These begin the week commencing 11th January.

NOTICE: The final examination is from 3.30pm to 6pm in LSK 201. Please ensure you have read the assessment regulations posted below, taking particular notice of rules regarding calculators and cell phones.

NOTICE: To access the forum, the information given on the original course guide is not now applicable since a new system has been adopted. The correct details are included on a revised version of the guide, now posted.
The course is modular in nature, and there will be six modules presented. Five instructors will be involved in total. Dr. Dunham is the course convenor, and he should be contacted for any general queries about the course. His contact details are

Dr. Bruce Dunham
Department of Statistics
Office: LSK 322

Each module will have its own web page in due course, and these can be accessed via the "Modules" link above.

Below are details about the assessment regulations for the course. Please read this document carefully, and refer to it should you have a query about assessment issues.
We will be using iClickers during the course, and responses will count a small amount towards final grades. Students registered on the course should have been sent details well in advance of the course commencing, but linked below are files containing relevant information.
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