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# Project Work

Project Work is a student-centered pedagogy in which students learn about a subject through the experience of solving an open-ended problem. This necessitates to synthesize knowledge from various areas of learning, and critically and creatively apply it to real life situations.

PROJECT WORK

Project Work is a student-centered pedagogy in which students learn about a subject through the experience of solving an open-ended problem. This necessitates to synthesize knowledge from various areas of learning, and critically and creatively apply it to real life situations.

## LEARNING OBJECTIVES

The student will be able to

·              Design a questionnaire for a given project

·              Collect data using questionnaire.

·              Compile and tabulate the collected data.

·              Statistically analyze the data

·              Write a brief report

## Introduction

A mechanical engineer has to spend time in an Industry as an apprentice, a medical doctor with a hospital as a house surgeon, an auditor with an accountant, a budding lawyer with an established senior as a junior to get to know intricacies of the profession in his day to day affairs. Where is the counterpart of this for a student studying Statistics? It is in this background, the inclusion of project work in the curriculum gains importance. This would help to some extent to bridge the gap between the theory learned in the class room and application.

## Characteristics

The Project work is an assignment to be carried out by students during the course, either individually or in a group under supervision of the teacher. A brief written report of this work is an integral part of the assignment. Thus the project work is a complete assignment. . It contains the levels of planning, execution, analysis and reporting the work done.

1. Formulating a real world problem with statistical perspective, student acquires application knowledge through the completion of the project.

2. Project works provides the knowledge about systematic collection of data, organization of ideas and an ability to analyze them with in a stipulated time. The following intangible benefits will be derived on completion of the project work.

·              Development of the capacity to identify and correctly specify statistical problem.

·              Being aware of the assumptions and the steps to validate them.

·              Ability to interpret results.

·              Development of report writing skill.

3. It pave the way for interaction with the respondents, the ability to fit into a team, provides co-operation and provides interaction among the students and between the teachers.

4. It gives them a sense of involvement and commitment.

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