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 |