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MATH 1401H: Honors Elementary Statistics (Brown): Introduction and Research Assignment

This guide will help you conduct your research and effectively cite in your Honors MATH 1401 class for Fall 2021 semester.

Welcome

Welcome to the library research guide to accompany MATH 1401H with Dr. Keisha Brown!  Below you will find the research assignment as well as my contact information.  On the following tabs at the top you will find information on how to effectively find and cite the sources you will be using for your assignment.

Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Sheeji Kathuria
Contact:
GSU - Alpharetta Campus
770-274-5653

Research Assignment

Dr. Crystal Garrett was inspired to begin Dunwoody’s Food Pantry Fall 2017. For this project, you will become the Inventory Analysts for the Food Pantry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consistently conduct audits of the physical inventory
  • Manages and maintains the inventory system
  • Analyzes usage patterns and creates projections of future usage rates
  • Uses quantitative and qualitative methodologies to draw insights and support the continuous improvement of the Food Pantry
  • Build visualizations to communicate data and metrics, including charts, graphs, and reports
  • Drafts inventory reports that document inventory counts, discrepancies, and other statistical data
  • Collaborates with team members to promote data consistency and process improvements
  • Support a collaborative, innovative, and results-oriented environment
  • Research other food pantries, partner and communicate with team members to create a marketing plan to fulfill the Pantry’s needs
  • Research food insecurity among college students
  • Reports findings to management via article, poster, and 15-minute video presentation
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in Honors Elementary Statistics
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must be willing to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint or other presentation software)
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Must have experience with Excel and/or Statcrunch or be willing to learn these software
  • Must understand how to properly format documentation using APA 7th edition or be willing to learn