University of Technology Sydney

68028 Data Literacy: Data Informed Decision Making

2cp; 5 x 1hr, drop-in sessions with online interaction
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


In today's world, people are increasingly asked to assess risk and make decisions in situations with uncertain information. In this course, students learn essential quantitative literacy and critical thinking skills required to interpret data and inform decision making.

Drawing on data science methods in statistics and probability, students explore how to evaluate quantitative information used as evidence, as well as how cognitive bias can creep into decision making situations.

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