Introduction to Statistical Reasoning
CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 22, 2013
General Information: All students will view the class lectures via the Internet using an Adobe Connect URL that will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect. This is not a self-paced course. Dates for exams (three during the semester), will be posted in the syllabus by the first day of class. Homework due dates (generally one a week) will be announced at least a week in advance. Exams cost $17.50 per exam for online proctoring anytime day or night, or are free if taken at an Approved Testing Site during business hours.
Video Streaming Assistance:
Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.
Course Delivery Type: Web: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).
Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit
Instructor: Leslie A Hendrix
Undergraduate Bulletin Course Description: A course in statistical literacy. Topics include data sources and sampling, concepts of experimental design, graphical and numerical data description, measuring association for continuous and categorical variables, introduction to probability and statistical inference, and use of appropriate software.
Information is accurate as of
March 8, 2014, 10:40 pm
(Subject to change)
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