Tian Xu (Tianna)

7th January 2019 to 31st August 2020

Statistics Teaching Fellow (Course: Introduction to Statistics)

Lead Tutor for Teaching Statistics to International Year One students at the University of Exeter Business School

Module: Introduction to Statistics

This module is an introduction to the basic concepts of statistics and will give a strong foundation to the statistics that will be continued in the second year of a business degree. It will provide students with an understanding of the statistical methodologies used in economics, in the business and management environments, and also other disciplines of study. A combination of theoretical and extensive hands-on practice is used, using Excel software with a variety of data types and statistical methods.

Modules including:

Introduction to Statistics, Scales of measurement.

Descriptive Statistics: Frequency Tables, Frequency Distributions.

Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Measures.

Descriptive Statistics: Graphical Methods.

Discrete and continuous random variables.

Discrete and continuous probability distributions.

Classical probability concepts.

Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Theorem.

Estimation and Confidence Intervals.

One-Sample and Two-Samples Tests of Hypothesis.

Analysis of Variance.

Correlation (Pearson's and Spearman's) and Linear Regression.

Multiple Regression.

Nonparametric Methods: Chi-Square Independence & Goodness-of-Fit Tests.


24th September 2018 to 31st August 2020

Tutor for Research skills workshops

Organising seminars, workshops and tutorials for MEd TESOL students to provide academic support, including research skills, practical study skills and professional knowledge development.

For instance: "In-Depth Interviews: Techniques and Best Practice", "Interview Data Analysis," "APA referencing, Plagiarism and academic dishonesty, ethics and etc.