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Christine L. Williams, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Fall 2008

SOC 317L • Introduction to Social Statistics (46480-46485)

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
46480 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
BUR 136
WOODBERRY

Course Description

This class introduces the basic concepts and procedures of statistics. I focus on statistics that will be most useful for student's lives - even if they don't go on to be academics. I use intuitive examples from everyday life to make statistics understandable and humor to make class fun. I want to train students to be critical consumers of the information they read/hear in the media and in there classes. I want to train students to think in a way that is statistically justifiable.

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