STA 301 Syllabus

STA 301 Syllabus - STA 301 - Applied Statistics Spring...

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STA 301 - Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B MWF 2:00-2:50, 219 Bachelor Hall Instructor Dr. Doug Noe E-mail Phone (513) 529-5838 Office 209 Bachelor Hall Office Hours MW 3:00 - 4:00; R 2:00 - 4:00; or by appointment Required Text , by Walpole, Myers, Myers, and Ye. 8th Edition. Course Objective In a broad sense, this course is designed to give you a glimpse into the mind of the statistician—how a statistician thinks, approaches problems, and helps us understand the data-rich world around us. At the end of the course, you should be able to apply statistical thinking and methods to your own field. In pursuit of this goal, we will explore the following topics: Overview of Statistical Thinking; Descriptive Statistics - Ch 1 Probability Basics - Ch 2 Random Variables - Ch 3-4 Probability Distributions and Sampling Distributions - Ch 5,6,8 Statistical Inference - Ch 9-10 Simple Linear Regression - Ch 11 We may also explore additional topics of interest as time allows. Homework Homework shall be assigned roughly once each non-exam week, resulting in at least eleven (11) assignments. A student’s ten (10) highest scores will be weighted equally in calculating the homework grade. Each assigned problem will be graded on a three-point scale as follows:
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