STAT 2000

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Course Information: 

57345 TR 11:10 am – 12:25 pm (Brooks 145

57327 TR 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm (Brooks 145) 

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OFFICE HOURS Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Office) Thursday 7:00 am -8:00 am (Office Hours Zoom Link)


SPRING 2023 SCHEDULE & COURTESY LECTURE SLIDES:

Always refer to eLC or the textbook for complete notes. These powerpoints are bulleted to guide my lecture; they do not represent the entirety of content.

1/10-13 Welcome, Ch.1 Basics, Chapter 4.1-2 Overview of Study Types, Sampling, and Bias 

Homework: Read the syllabus. Then go to eLC >> STAT2000 >> Quizzes >> Take the syllabus quiz. 

(End of Add/Drop Period 1/13)

1/16-20 Chapter 4.3 and 4.4: Experimental Studies 

1/19 Chapter 2.1: Different Types of Data (Time Permitting)

1/24 Chapter 2.2: Graphical Summaries PDF 

1/26 Chapter 2.3 Measuring the Center of Quantitative Data and 2.4 Measuring the Variability of Quantitative Data (PPT

1/31 Chapter 2.5 Measures of Position (PPT

2/2  Complete 2.5, discuss Z-scores (Final content on Test 1)

This is the conclusion of Test 1: Module 1 & 2 material. This covers Chapters 1, 2, and 4 in your textbook.


FALL 2022 SCHEDULE & COURTESY LECTURE SLIDES:

9/12 Chapter 5 Computing Basic Probability & 5.2 Probability of Compound Events  (PDF) (This material is not on Test 1)

9/14 5.3 Conditional Probability  Activate your StatCrunch subscription before Monday.

9/16 Test 1 Review Problems 

9/16-18 Test 1

9/19 6.1 and 6.2 Probability Distributions (PDF), StatCrunch tutorial. (The remaining slides after the introduction to StatCrunch are for additional explanation). 

9/21-9/23 Stat crunch examples, Quiz Review of probability (Module 3: Chapters 5 and 6) Make-up day: Tuesday 9/27 3-5 pm or drop by between 5-8 pm.

9/25 Homework 3 due Probability and Probability Distributions (Module 3: Chapters 5 and 6)

9/26 Quiz 2 opens, closes on the 28th

9/27 Make-up day 3-5 pm or drop by between 5-8 pm.

9/28 Chapter 7 Introduction to Sampling Distributions: Proportions (Module 4 in eLC)

9/30 Sampling Distributions for Proportions practice 

10/3 Chapter 7 Sampling Distributions: Means (PDF) 

10/5 Sampling distributions for means practice Solutions [If you are in my 11:30 class, please take the time to read over the solutions to the practice]

10/7 Homework 4 due Sampling Distributions (Module 4: Chapter 7)

10/7 Test 2 Review Problems & Decision Making with Probability (see eLC for Module 3: Decision Making notes)

This is the conclusion of Test 2: Modules 3 & 4 material. This covers Chapters 5, 6, and 7 in your textbook.

10/8-10/10 Test 2

10/10 Module 5: Hypothesis Testing (PDF)  Student-T Distributions and Standardized Statistics in brief (Slides 1-12) Practice

10/12 Module 5: Hypothesis Testing (PDF)  Hypothesis Testing in Full (slides 13-35) Practice Solution 

10/14 Hypothesis testing for proportions and means with standardization, One-tailed (left/right) vs two-tailed hypothesis tests (Slides 36-47)

10/17 Recap on conducting a hypothesis test, hypotheses in general, Type I vs Type II errors and choosing alpha. (Slides 48-54)

10/19 Problem Session

10/21 Problem Session

10/24 Chapter 8: Confidence Intervals (Module 6 in eLC. Slides 1-11)

10/26 Problem Session Focus: Constructing confidence intervals for proportions and means

10/28 FALL BREAK (no class)

10/31 Problem Session Focus: Checking conditions for constructing confidence intervals, calculating necessary sample size for proportions & means (Review slides 9-10, go over slides 12-13)

11/2 Connecting hypothesis tests to confidence intervals (Slides 14-15)

11/4 Problem Session 

End of five weeks on Test 3 Material 

11/7 Introduction to Module 7, Chapter 10: Two Sample Tests. We will discuss the relationship between the new module and the Test 3 content. This new material, however, will not be on Test 3.

11/9 Test 3 Review Practice

11/11 Test 3 Review Practice (11:30 am class only) Extended Zoom Office Hours 6-7 pm 

11/11-11/13 Test 3

11/14 Module 7: Introduction to Paired-t test and Two Sample Tests Review. Practice with a focus on verifying conditions (Note: Please pay special attention to the differences in conditions for these tests when compared to one sample tests)

11/16 Confidence intervals for two samples

11/18 Chapter 11 Chi-square distribution and the Chi-Square Goodness of Fit  (Video)

11/21 Begin Module 8: Chapter 11 Chi-Square Test of Independence

11/23-25 Thanksgiving Break (No class)

11/28 Which Chi-Square test is appropriate? (Video Passcode: 8c9&^b^E Practice)

11/30 Chapter 3 Position & Scatter Plots, Correlation

12/2 Regression Homework 8

12/5 Exam 4 Review Untimed Practice

12/6 Exam 4 Review Untimed Practice

See syllabus for final exam dates.


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