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STAT 700 - Applied Statistics I

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Brian Habing

Note: This section is for online students only. Students may view lectures live online or later. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

Course Description

Introduction to probability and the concepts of estimation and hypothesis testing for use in experimental, social, and professional sciences. One and two-sample analyses, nonparametric tests, contingency tables, sample surveys, simple linear regression, various statistical packages. Not to be used for M.S. or Ph.D. credit in statistics or mathematics.

General Information

Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students may be present online, for the class sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:05 - 11:20, or may view the class at a later time. For students viewing the class live online, the Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information

There will be proctored exams. The instructor will schedule dates and times for on-campus tests. Tests may also be taken at Approved Testing Sites.

Course Delivery Type

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).

Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

.Streaming Video Assistance.

Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming can be found here.

Information is accurate as of January 20, 2018, 6:12 pm (Subject to change)

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