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Math 140 - Introductory Statistics - Alexander Bojkov

Course:Introductory Statistics
Professor:Alexander Bojkov
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


Professor Alexander Bojkov on vacation.

Welcome to our Online version of Math 140, Introductory Statistics. My name is Alexander Bojkov. I'll be teaching this class in the Summer 2022 semester. There will be neither in class nor Synchronous Zoom meetings. The class is 100%.

Course Description

Math 140 examines statistical methods including collecting data, bias, experimental design, exploratory data analysis, regression, probability, sampling and theoretical distributions, population estimations, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, categorical and quantitative association tests and how to use computer-based statistical software.

What to Expect in this Course

We have a lot of material to cover and understand, so please make sure that you are staying on top of all the course assignments as there will be no makeup assignments for any reason.

Types of Assessments

1. Online Homework: Completed using MyStatLab

2. Online Exams/Final: Completed using MyStatLab

3. Project: Completed using StatCrunch

Textbook Information

Introductory Statistics Exploring the World through Data by Robert Gould, Colleen Ryan, with MyStatLab access code. (Online version is sufficient)

Technology: StatCrunch

Other Relevant Course Information

We will be using StatCrunch as our statistical software. See for video help. All the course related calculations on exams, homework and project must be completed using this statistical software.

Our course will be using the Canvas course management system to support our teaching and learning goals starting on the first day of the course. You can access our course on the first day of class at using your MyCanyons username as your login. If you have never used Canvas before, your default password is "students". You are automatically added to the course by the school system as long as you are enrolled in the class. After login, click on Dashboard or Courses to locate our class. Then click on the title of our class. If you haven't done so already, change your Canvas password. From the left menu bar, click on Account, Settings, Edit. From this window, you can also enter an email address and/or  text preferences if you would like to receive text messages for assignments, deadlines, and due dates. Then go to Notifications. On this screen, you may edit what you receive from Canvas and the method of contact. Click on Account, Notifications. Under Notification Preferences, you can control the method and way Canvas contacts you with reminders of course deadlines and activity. These can be updated/changed at any time. Please also use the following website at Here, you can also access Canvas user guides with helpful tips for navigating and using Canvas. For any Canvas related issues, please call the Canvas Student Support line at (661) 362-3344 during college business hours, or (877) 889-9052 for 24/7 support.

You must have a reliable computer with reliable, consistent Internet access. You must have an up-to-date internet browser, Chrome is preferred for Canvas. 

Valid MyCanyons email account that you will regularly check.

Basic document creation and handling (how to cut/copy/paste from one document to another.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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  • 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.

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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

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Last updated: 06/11/2022 Sub#: 1406