Course Map for

Mathematics 1040

Concurrent Enrollment Statistics

Last updated 2/20/07

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

January

Introduction

Describing, exploring and comparing data

Nature of data

Uses and abuses of statistics

Design of experiments

Frequency tables

Central tendency

Variation

Data Analysis

Frequent quizzes

Daily check of homework

Daily feedback on nomenclature and usage

Calculator practice

Computer Lab

February

Probability and Distributions

Addition and multiplication

Simulations

Counting principle

Binomial experiments

Mean, variance and standard deviation for binomial distributions

Poisson distribution

Frequent quizzes

Daily check of homework

Daily feedback on nomenclature and usage

Calculator practice

Computer Lab

College chapter exam, short answer, multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank

March

Normal Probability Distributions

Standard normal distributions

Non-standard normal distributions

Finding probabilities and scores

Central limit theorem

Frequent quizzes

Daily check of homework

Daily feedback on nomenclature and usage

Calculator practice

Computer Lab

College chapter exam, short answer, multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank

April

Estimates and sample sizes

Hypothesis testing

Population mean, large and small samples

Population proportions and variance

Testing a claim about a mean, large and small samples

Testing a claim about a proportion, a standard deviation or a variance

Frequent quizzes

Daily check of homework

Daily feedback on nomenclature and usage

Calculator practice

Computer Lab

College chapter exam, short answer, multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank

May-June

Correlation and Regression

Multinomial experiments and contingency tables

Regression

Variation and prediction intervals

Multiple regression

Multinomial experiments

contingency tables, independence and homogeneity

Frequent quizzes

Daily check of homework

Daily feedback on nomenclature and usage

Calculator practice

Computer Lab

Final project, 3-5 pages written plus 10 minute presentation