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Math 140-57989 - Introductory Statistics - Mario Martinez

Course:Introductory Statistics
Professor:Mario Martinez
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


This is a Hybrid Course. That is, we'll have regular zoom live lecture meetings at the scheduled times and students are also expected to watch pre-recorded lecture videos for some topics that will not be covered during our zoom live lecture meetings. This course requires the use of an online homework system, and the purchase of MyMathLab access code. We'll use Canvas plattform with MyMathLab integrated. Orientation and testing will occur in an online format.

Course Description

We focus on the applications of basic statistical procedures, including the collection, analysis, and reporting of data designed to test a research hypothesis. In addition, the students will be proficient on the appropriate use of computer-based statistical software. For instance, students will learn about theoretical frequency distributions, sampling, estimators, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, probability, and counting techniques.

What to Expect in this Course

The successful student will be able to:

1. Apply basic statistical procedures, including the collection, analysis, and reporting of data designed to test a research hypothesis.

2. Demonstrate the appropriate use of computer-based statistical software.

Types of Assessments

I may use technology to proctor online exams. In addtiona, expect Short online MML chapter quizzes. Journals/Discussions, and a comprehensive online final exam. 

Textbook Information

  • You will need to purchase MyStatLab access code at the COC Bookstore. The e-text (Introductory Statistics: Exploring the world through data) and statcrunch software are already included with your MyStatLab access code. No separate book, and statcrunch purchase is required. You may purchase a basic calculator but it is optional. You will use statcrunch to do statistical analysis, and find summary statistics. Calculators on phones will not be permitted for exams.
  • You will need a computer with speakers, webcam, and microphone.
  • You will need computer access with internet and chrome as a browser, and able to enable proctorio chrome extension.

Other Relevant Course Information

On day one, log in to Canvas at:, and go to your math 140 fall 2021 course. Read the announcements, and post to the :Getting to know you: discussion board so I can have records of your online attendance and active participation in the class. Inactive students may be dropped from the class by census date. You are also encouraged to read the course syllabus that will be posted in Canvas for more course details.

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:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • 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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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.

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Last updated: 07/08/2021 Sub#: 355