Learn about the major concepts and tools used for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. You’ll explore statistics through discussion and activities, and you'll design surveys and experiments.
Skills You'll Learn
- Selecting methods for collecting or analyzing data
- Describing patterns, trends, associations, and relationships in data
- Using probability and simulation to describe probability distributions and define uncertainty in statistical inference
- Using statistical reasoning to draw appropriate conclusions and justify claims
This course is designed to equip teachers with the necessary skills to teach English for Academic Purposes at the School of Professional and Continuing Education. Teachers will receive the chance to improve their own academic writing, reading, speaking, listening, and grammar through the various course assessments, and while enhancing their teaching skills within this knowledge area. Over the course of eight weeks, the course will encompass CEFR levels B1+ to C1 of EAP.
Databases are crucial tools for storing, managing, and manipulating data. ICDL Using Databases will help you understand what a database is and what it is used for. This module will also allow you to demonstrate a range of key skills relating to building and using a database.
On completion of this module you will be able to:
• Understand what a database is and how it is organised.
• Create a simple database and view the database content in various modes.
• Create a table, define and modify fields, and create relationships between tables. Enter and edit data in a table.
• Use filters and queries to retrieve specific information from a database.
• Create a form to enter, modify and delete records and data in records.
• Create routine reports and prepare outputs ready for print or electronic distribution.
What are the benefits of this module?
This module covers the key functions and characteristics of databases and how to organise and operate them. Once you have developed the skills and knowledge set out in this book, you will be in a position to become certified in an international standard in this area - ICDL Using Databases.
For details of the specific areas of the ICDL Using Databases syllabus covered in each section of this book, refer to the ICDL Using Databases syllabus map at the end of the book.
Objective First is an updated and revised edition of the best- selling Cambridge English: First (FCE)course. It is official preparation material for the revised 2015 exam,and combines thorough and systematic exam preparation with language work designed to improve students' overall English level.
The Elementary level A2 course is designed for students who have mastered the competencies of basic level English. Students who seek to further develop communicative abilities for both formal and informal settings. Activities include listening, speaking, and communicative exercises for pairs and small groups. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate use of the variety of sentence structures, verb forms, and punctuation, and on the writing of sentences in context. This course is designed to provide practice in these skills that will continue to assist students in mastering English. By the end of this level, a student with an average progress at previous levels will be able to do most of the things described at the A2 level of Common European Framework (CEFR). Students will be able to sit in the Cambridge English Key exam. The course is designed to fit 120 academic hours.