03+Ch01 - BIT2405QuantitativeMethodsI Chapter1 ThisWeek...

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BIT 2405 Quantitative Methods I Chapter 1
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This Week Lectures Hawkes Today
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Next Week Lectures Hawkes Hawkes 1.2, 2.2a & 2.2b due at 11:59 pm next Monday Night, 1/31.
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Less than HALF of you have  Hawkes Registered in my  Gradebook! Today Load the software on your computer Buy an ACCESS CODE and register in my Gradebook OR TRANSFER into my gradebook Put your VT Student ID in your MY PROFILE on Hawkes. HawkesGettingStarted.pdf on Scholar in the Hawkes Help Folder will help you through these steps.
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Text versus Hawkes Numbering. KEY Lecture # Chapter TEXT Quantitative Methods I, Anderson, Sweeney & Williams Hawkes Learning Systems: Statistics HLS Section Topic Section Topic 03 Ch01.ppt 1.1 Applications in Business and Economics 1.1 Getting Started 1.2 Data 1.2 Level of Measurement 1.3 Data Sources 1.3 The Process of a Statistical Study 1.4 Descriptive Statistics 1.4 The Reality of Conducting a Study 1.5 Statistical Inference 1.6 Statistical Analysis Using Microsoft Excel 1.7 Ethical Guidelines for Statistical Practice NOT ON THE TEST! NO CERTIFICATION REQUIRED!
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Scholar: Posted lecture slides. Posted the Formula Sheet for Test 1. Discussion Forum for help questions is up and  running. If you have “how-to” questions, please scroll down  and find the right “forum” for you question  posting.
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Optional Homework: Posted Optional HW1 – HW5 this weekend on  Scholar.   You will find them in the “Tests & Quizzes”  section of the course. The Optional Homework will remain available  until 9am the LAST DAY of the scheduled test. For example: HW1-HW5 will be available on Scholar  until 9 am Friday 2/25 which is the LAST DAY for Test  1 which covers Chapters 1 through 5.
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How You Can Be Successful in this  Class. 1. Hawkes: Keep up and do the certifications  REGULARLY.  Assume Your Computer Will Crash and do  certifications BEFORE they are due in case you  have computer problems. That’s why we drop the lowest 3. 2. Attend Class and compare what I present with  what you learn from Hawkes
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How You Can Be Successful in this  Class. 3. Then do the online optional homework.  If you do well and understand the topic, move on If you need help, talk with others in the class—study group, check on tutoring/group sessions at CAEE, read the text some more, do the self-test exercises in the book, and come to the help sessions and ask.
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How You Can Be Successful in this  Class. 4. When I post the online Quizzes, DO THEM! Do your first attempt EARLY so you can get help  in the Help Sessions!
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course BIT 2405 taught by Professor Plkitchin during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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03+Ch01 - BIT2405QuantitativeMethodsI Chapter1 ThisWeek...

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