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FYSP 088 - Numbers in the News

FC SSCI QFR
4 credits
Data are reported everywhere and on every topic.From poll and survey data to data on health, economy, and the natural world, we are bombarded by “numbers” on a daily basis.This seminar will focus ondata taken from recent news and social media sources and how to critically assess the source of the data, the method of collection, and the methods of analysis and visualization used to provide interpretation of the data. Topics covered will be from a variety of disciplines. Students also will learn how to analyze, interpret, and present data in numeric and graphical formats.



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