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Fall 2019
Oct 06, 2022
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STAT 58200 - Statistical Consulting And Collaboration
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is designed to emphasize and develop the skills needed by a statistical consultant/collaborator. Topics include: problem solving, consulting session management, written and oral communication, research ethics, design of experiments, collection of data, and application of statistical methods to real problems. Class activities include actively participating in consulting sessions held by the Statistical Consulting Service, small group projects, short papers, and oral presentations. Permission of Instructor required. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Statistics

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Be aware of the skills necessary to be an effective statistical consultant/collaborator. These skills include consulting session management, written and oral communication with clients, interpreting facial and body language, handling personality conflicts, practicing sound research ethics, properly designing an experiment and determining an appropriate sample size, and choosing an appropriate statistical method whose analysis addresses the client's questions given the available data. 2. Know how to recognize problematic issues in the consulting/collaboration process and implement various strategies to address them.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

GR-STAT 58200 Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: STAT 51400
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: STAT 52500
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. )

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