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1 Statistics 121 Schedule for Winter 2011 Flash MWF Lectures: Schedule subject to changeplease check Blackboard daily Monday, January 3 Tuesday, January 4 Wednesday, January 5 Lesson 1: Course Syllabus Read Introduction to text and watch Introduction StatTutor video. Both are found at the top of the chapter listings on eBook. Lesson 2: 2.10* Organizing a statistical problem Ch.8 Introduction 9.1 Observation versus experiment Note: 2.10 denotes chapter 2 section 10Lesson 3: 8.1 Population vs. Sample 8.2 How to sample badly 8.3 Simple random samples 8.4 Inference about the population 8.5 Other sampling designs 8.6 Cautions about sample surveys 8.7 The Impact of Technology Thursday, January 6 Friday, January 7 Monday, January 10 Tuesday, January 11 Wednesday, January 12 Lesson 4: Ch.9 Introduction 9.2 Subjects, factors, treatments 9.3 How to experiment badly 9.4 Randomized comparative experiments Lesson 5: 9.5 The logic of randomized comparative experiments 9.6 Cautions about experiments 9.7 Matched pairs and block designs Commentary: Data ethics Assignment #1 due by 11:00 pm on StatsPortal (covers lessons 1-2 and syllabus) Thursday, January 13 Friday, January 14 Assignment #2 due by 11:00 pm on StatsPortal (covers lessons 3 & 4) 2 Monday, January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day No Classes Tuesday, January 18 Deadline for StatsPortal and iClicker registration. Add/drop deadline Wednesday, January 19 Lesson 6: Ch.1 Introduction 1.1 Individuals and variables 1.2 Categorical variables: pie charts & bar graphs 1.3 Quantitative variables: histograms 1.4 Interpreting histograms 1.5 Quantitative variables: stemplots Lesson 7: Ch.2 Introduction 2.1 Measuring center: the mean 2.2 Measuring center: the median 2.3 Comparing mean and median 2.4 Measuring spread: the quartiles 2.5 The five-number summary & boxplots Lesson 8: 2.6 Spotting suspected outliers 2.7 Measuring spread: st. dev 2.8 Choosing measures of center & spread 2.9 Using technology Assignment #3 due by 11:00 pm on StatsPortal Thursday, January 20 StatCrunch website: http://statistics.byu.edu/statc runch/index.html Passcode: BYUStat Friday, January 21 Assignment #4 due by 11:00 pm on StatsPortal (covers lessons 5 & 6) Monday, January 24 Tuesday, January 25 Wednesday, January 26 Lesson 9: Ch.3 Introduction 3.1 Density curves 3.2 Describing density curves 3.3 Normal distributions 3.4 The 68-95-99.7 rule 3.5 The standard Normal distribution Lesson 10: 3.6 Find Normal proportions 3.7 Using standard Normal table 3.8 Find value given proportion Assignment #5 due by 11:00 pm on StatsPortal (covers lesson 7) Thursday, January 27 Friday, January 28 Assignment #6 due by 11:00 pm on StatsPortal (covers lessons 8 & 9) Introduction StatTutor lesson is found at the top of the chapter list on eBook. StatCrunch website: http://statistics.byu.edu/statcrunch/index.html Passcode: BYUStat 3 Monday, January 31... View Full Document

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