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Description

When you encounter maths or technical content you'll need to know how to interpret this information, and possibly to present your own findings in this way.

This course, More working with charts, graphs and tables, will help you to develop the skills you need to do this, and gain the confidence to use them. This free course builds on our other free course 'Working with charts, graphs and tables'.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Reflect on the reasons for needing to improve skills in using charts, graphs and tables
  • Understand the following mathematical concepts and how to use them, through instruction, worked examples and practice activities: reflecting on mathematics; tables; line graphs; bar charts and histograms; pie charts; analysis
  • Draw on a technical glossary, plus a a list of references to further reading and sources of help.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction 00:05:00
  • Learning outcomes 00:10:00
  • Getting the most from charts, graphs and tables 00:15:00
  • Reflection on mathematics 00:25:00
    • What is a table? 00:10:00
    • When are tables used? 00:10:00
    • When is a table not a good format to use? 00:05:00
    • How do I design a table? 00:15:00
    • Tables: Activities 00:25:00
    • What is a line graph? 00:10:00
    • When are line graphs used? 00:10:00
    • When is a line graph not a good format to use? 00:05:00
    • How do I draw a line graph? 00:10:00
    • Line graphs: Activities 00:20:00
    • Bar charts 00:10:00
    • When are bar charts used? 00:10:00
    • When is a bar chart not a good format to use? 00:05:00
    • How do I draw a bar chart? 00:30:00
    • Discrete and continuous variables 00:05:00
    • Discrete variables 00:10:00
    • Continuous variables 00:15:00
    • Histograms 00:25:00
    • What is a pie chart? 00:05:00
    • When are pie charts used? 00:10:00
    • When is a pie chart not a good format to use? 00:05:00
    • How do I draw a pie chart? 00:20:00
    • Pie charts: Activities 00:30:00
    • Introduction 00:10:00
    • Averages 00:30:00
    • Frequency tables 00:20:00
    • Spread 00:20:00
    • Technical glossary 00:20:00
    • Further reading and sources of help 00:20:00
    • Sources of help 00:10:00
    • Learndirect 00:10:00
    • Scottish Learning Network 00:05:00
    • Conclusion 00:05:00
    • Acknowledgements 00:10:00

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