Math 140-57989 - Introductory Statistics - Mario Martinez
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.
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 / Link to ZTC Textbook
- 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: https://coc.instructure.com/login/canvas, 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
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Last updated: 07/08/2021 Sub#: 355