University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GEOG 1005 - Social Science Techniques I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: GEOG 2132, GEST 2100, SOCI 2002
Assessment: Workshop participation, workshop exercises, 2 hour final exam
Syllabus:

The course aims to provide students with skills which are expected of professional social scientists in the contemporary world, whether they seek to gain employment in the public and private sectors or to proceed to higher-level research within their chosen social discipline. Students of this course should emerge from it with a sound background in the main sources of social science information available in Australia, and the major methods of analysing information from these sources. This course is designed to provide students with a perspective on the role of social sciences within contemporary society, especially in Australia, and with basic skills in the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of social science data and information. Key topics to learn include measurement, data collection, exploratory data analysis, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression analyses, and graphical procedures. No prior background or knowledge in computing, mathematics or statistics is assumed.

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Commonwealth supported
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Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15503 LE01 90 78 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 2pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10242 WR01 10 5 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 10am - 12pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 10am - 12pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
12484 WR03 10 5 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 12pm - 2pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 12pm - 2pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
20323 WR04 5 3 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class