MS 150 Statistics Calendar and Syllabus • College of Micronesia-FSM • Instructor: Dana Lee Ling
Wk Day Name Date Topic Assessment
0 Friday08/15/08 Course introduction. Coverage of term project. Prequiz
1 Monday08/18/08 Syllabus, text book. • 1.1 Population and samples, types of measurement1.2 Simple random samples with introduction to OpenOffice
Wednesday08/20/08 Barefoot day: Determining your body fat • End add course [Tues]
Friday08/22/08 1.3 Experimental design Quiz 1
2 Monday08/25/08 2.1 Circle and column chartsClass lists due
Wednesday08/27/08 2.2 Histograms and Frequency Distributions
Friday08/29/08 Shapes of Distributions Quiz 2 Grad apps due
3 Monday09/01/08 3.1 Measures of center
3.2 Measures of variation
Wednesday09/03/08 3.3 Continous and Discrete variables
3.4 z-scores: measures of relative standing
Friday09/05/08 Test Oneanswersods
4 Monday09/08/08 Review test one. Project questions and answers. Survey of possible topics under consideration.
Wednesday09/10/08 4.1 Best fit lines Drop a ball, graph the bounce height. [homework] Terminology including least squares, linear regression, trend line.
Friday09/12/08 4.2 Slope & Intercept • Predicting values Quiz 3 • Early warning
5 Monday09/15/08 4.3 Relationship
Wednesday09/17/08 4.4 Correlation
Friday09/19/08 Quiz 4
6 Monday09/22/08 5.1 Fundamentals of probability
Wednesday09/24/08 5.2 Sample space
5.3 Probability as relative frequency
Friday09/26/08 q04 5.1q05 5.3
7 Monday09/29/08 6.1 Probability distributions
Wednesday10/01/08 6.2 Mean from distribution
Friday10/03/08 Test two: midterm t3asp08solnfa07ansods
First draft statistics project due.
MS 150 Statistics Calendar and Syllabus • College of Micronesia-FSM • Instructor: Dana Lee Ling
Wk Day Name Date Topic Assessment
8 Monday10/06/08 Review midterm
Wednesday10/08/08 7.1 Distribution shape
7.2 Pennies: The shape of randomness
Friday10/10/08 Quiz 6ods Middefs due
9 Monday10/13/08 7.3 The normal curve
Wednesday10/15/08 7.4 x to area7.5 Area to x
Friday10/17/08 Quiz 7ods LDTWWW
10 Monday10/20/08 8.1 Distribution of Statistics8.2 Central Limit TheoremStandard error
Wednesday10/22/08 Quiz
Friday10/24/08 United Nations Day
11 Monday10/27/08 9.1 Inference and point estimates 9.12 Introduction to confidence intervals for the mean
Wednesday 10/29/08 9.2 Inferences and confidence intervals for 5 ≤ n ≤ 30; σ unknown. Also used for n ≥ 30.
Friday10/31/08 Test three Sp08ansFa07ans.odsQuiz 08 (for reference only)ansods
Second draft project due. Must be submitted as word processing document.
12 Monday11/3/08 FSM Independence Day
Wednesday11/05/08 9.3 Confidence intervals for a proportion 9.4 Sample Size
Friday11/07/08 Pohnpei constitution day
13 Monday11/10/08 10.1 Hypothesis testing using confidence intervals Course selection
Wednesday11/12/08 10.2 Hypothesis testing
Friday11/14/08 q10 fish.ods
14 Monday11/17/08 10.3 p-value
Wednesday11/19/08 11.1 Paired differences t-test: Barefoot day II
Friday11/21/08 q11.ods
15 Monday11/24/08 11.2 Independent samples t-test
Friday11/28/08 Final report statistics project due. q12 Calibrians
16 Monday12/01/08
Friday12/05/08Last day of instruction. Question & answer session
17 Monday12/08/08 M08 Final at 8:00 Su08ansSu08solnFa07ods
Wednesday12/10/2008 M09 Final at 8:00
18 Thursday12/18/08Graduation

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