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  Course Description
Course Name : Statistics

Course Code : JS 104

Course Type : Optional

Level of Course : First Cycle

Year of Study : 1

Course Semester : Spring (16 Weeks)

ECTS : 3

Name of Lecturer(s) : Assoc.Prof.Dr. ALİ İHSANGENÇ

Learning Outcomes of the Course : Analyses the geological data.
Knows and uses the statistics programs.

Mode of Delivery : Face-to-Face

Prerequisites and Co-Prerequisites : None

Recommended Optional Programme Components : None

Aim(s) of Course : To teach the basic statistical concepts, the analysis, the presentation and the interpretation of geological data by using statistical methods.

Course Contents : Sampling methods, data collections and organization, analysis of data and graphical presentations, frequency table creation, probability, variables, relation between variables

Language of Instruction : Turkish

Work Place : Classroom.

  Course Outline /Schedule (Weekly) Planned Learning Activities
Week Subject Student's Preliminary Work Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
1 Introduction and basic concepts Reading related sources Lecture
2 Preparation of data and creating frequency table Reading related sources Lecture
3 Graphical presentations ( Columnar and Pay diagrams) Reading related sources Lecture
4 Histograms and polygons Reading related sources Lecture
5 Central (Central tendency) dimensions Reading related sources Lecture
6 Measures of dispersion Reading related sources Lecture
7 Probability (Permutations and Combinations) Reading related sources Lecture
8 Mid-term exam Exam preparation Written exam
9 Distributions (Normal and T distribution) Reading related sources Lecture
10 Sampling selection, confidence interval Reading related sources Lecture
11 Hypothesis tests ( types of error) Reading related sources Lecture
12 Linear regreation (Least squares methods) Reading related sources Lecture
13 Random variables ( continuos and discrete random variables) Reading related sources Lecture
14 Relationships between variables ( Correlation coefficient) Reading related sources Lecture
15 Analysisi of variance (ANOVA) Reading related sources Lecture
16/17 Final exam Exam preparation Written exam

  Required Course Resources
Resource Type Resource Name
Recommended Course Material(s)  Probability and statistics, Prof.Dr.Firkri AKDENİZ, Baki Kitabevi, 1998(in Turkish)
 Geological data analysis, Prof.Dr.Sedat TEMUR, Selçık university 1995.(in Turkish)
 Statistical methods and applications, Doç.Dr.Fazıl GÜLER, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım, 2005. (in Turkish)
 Statistics, Schaum´s Outlines, (Translated from Murray R. SPİEGEL, Larry J. STEPHENS) Prof.Dr. Alptekin ESİN, Doç.Dr.Salih ÇELEBİOĞLU, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, 1999 (In Turkish)
Required Course Material(s)

  Assessment Methods and Assessment Criteria
Semester/Year Assessments Number Contribution Percentage
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 60
    Homeworks/Projects/Others 5 40
Total 100
Rate of Semester/Year Assessments to Success 40
Final Assessments 100
Rate of Final Assessments to Success 60
Total 100

  Contribution of the Course to Key Learning Outcomes
# Key Learning Outcome Contribution*
1 Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. 3
2 Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications 4
3 Uses the information technology effectively. 4
4 Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results. 5
5 Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups 4
6 Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. 5
7 Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date 5
8 Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. 5
9 Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications 4
10 Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. 3
11 Has an awareness of entrepreneuring and innovative subjects; knows and finds solutions for the new century 4
12 Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. 4
13 Realizes the social effects of identified solutions for geological problems. 2
14 Identifies, defines, formulizes and solves engineering problems. Chooses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose. 4
15 Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards 3
16 Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language 4
17 Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications 4
18 Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. 1
19 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously. 3
* Contribution levels are between 0 (not) and 5 (maximum).

  Student Workload - ECTS
Works Number Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Related Works
    Class Time (Exam weeks are excluded) 14 2 28
    Out of Class Study (Preliminary Work, Practice) 14 2 28
Assesment Related Works
    Homeworks, Projects, Others 5 2 10
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 3 3
    Final Exam 1 3 3
Total Workload: 72
Total Workload / 25 (h): 2.88
ECTS Credit: 3