STAT 515 - Statistical Methods I
Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018
Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit
Prerequisites: a grade of C or higher in MATH 111 or equivalent
Instructor: Xiaoyan Lin
Note: This is a web based section for Columbia undergraduate students only.
Applications and principles of descriptive statistics, elementary probability, sampling distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing. Inference for means, variances, proportions, simple linear regression, and contingency tables. Statistical packages such as SAS.
Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students may view the class sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:15-2:30, or may view the lectures 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. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
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).
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 www.shopgamecocks.com. 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.
Information is accurate as of May 27, 2018, 9:25 am (Subject to change)
Special Fee Notification
Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.