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# • Mathematics 090 – # 61094 - Support for Statistics - Siranush Grigoryan

Course: Support for Statistics Siranush Grigoryan siranush.grigoryan@canyons.edu OnlineLive 16 Week

## Introduction

Welcome to our Remote version of Math 140:  Introductory Statistics. My name is Siranush Grigoryan, and I will be your instructor for this course. This orientation letter will provide you with helpful information as you prepare for our class.

## Course Description

There will be both synchronous meetings for this course, Synchronous ZOOM meetings during scheduled class days/hours. TuTh 7:35 pm - 8:55 pm

## What to Expect in this Course

Math 090 Course Description

This course will support your Math 140 class, where you will learn statistical methods including empirical and theoretical frequency distributions, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, probability, counting techniques, and computer-based statistical software.

Math 090 Student Learning Outcome

Here is an over-arching goal for the support part of the class.

Apply basic mathematical and data analysis skills to identify, analyze, and solve problems in Introductory Statistics.

## Types of Assessments

Math 090 Grade Summary:

Your overall grade in Math 090 will be determined by the grades on Math 090 Quizzes/Discassions.  The quizzes may be found in the quiz menu in your Math 090 Canvas Shell and are based on skill development and mastery learning.  The quizzes will have basic skills problems to work on.  You will need a calculator or cell phone calculator when you take the quizzes.  Since the goal is to get better, you are encouraged to retake the quizzes over and over for a higher score.  Each time you take the quiz, you will be getting different questions.

Math 090 Grading Scale:               70 – 100   Pass

0 – 69      No Pass

## Textbook Information

Math 090 & Math 140 Textbook:  We will be using the following free online textbook for both Math 090 and Math 140.  The sections and problem sets for the book can be found atunder the “statistics” tab.  Links to the sections and problems in the textbook are also included in your weekly schedules on Canvas.

Introduction to Statistics for Community College Students by Matt Teachout (1st edition)

Math 090 and Math 140 Supplemental Materials:  Lecture video links, notes, assignments and data sets can be found both on Canvas and atunder the “Statistics” tab.

Note:  The Math 090 Quizzes are found in your Math 090 Canvas shell.

## Other Relevant Course Information

We have a lot of material to cover and understand, so regular attendance via ZOOM is crucial to your success in the class. Please join on time and stay for the duration of the live class session via ZOOM.

Technology Requirements:

• Be sure you have reliable Internet access as you will spend a lot of time in Canvas.
• In addition, you will need a scientific calculator for some exercises and exams. Your phone and PC may already have one.
• Assignments will be submitted through Canvas
• Computer access with internet and Chrome as a browser, and able to enable Proctorio Chrome Extension for exams
• The computer must have speakers, webcam, and microphone
• StatCrunch access
• Basic or Scientific Calculator, may use calculator on computer

## Additional Resources

### Canvas

This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

• CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: username@my.canyons.edu)
• CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

### Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

### The Learning Center (TLC)

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### Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

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### Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

### Management of Stress and Mental Health

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at StudentHealthCenter@canyons.edu. At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

### Veterans Resource Center

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### Library

The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!

Last updated: 02/04/2022 Sub#: 1279