MS 150 Statistics Calendar and Syllabus • College of Micronesia-FSM • Instructor: Dana Lee Ling
Wk Day Name Date Topic Assessment
0 Friday 01/09/09 What is the proportion of red books in the library? Quiz 01
1 Monday01/12/09 Course introduction. FavColor. Coverage of term project. Syllabus, text book. • 1.1 Population and samples, types of measurement1.2 Simple random samples with introduction to OpenOffice
Wednesday01/14/09 Baby names!Localfall 2008
Ratio level of measurement
Barefoot day: Determining your body fat • End add course [Tues]
Friday01/16/09 1.3 Experimental design Quiz 2
2 Monday01/19/09 2.1 Circle and column chartsClass lists due
Wednesday01/21/09 2.2 Histograms and Frequency Distributions
Friday01/23/09 Shapes of Distributions Quiz 3 Grad apps due
3 Monday01/26/09 Statistics project note. Shape of distributions.
3.1 Measures of middle
3.2 Measures of variation
Wednesday01/28/09 3.3 Continous and Discrete variables
3.4 z-scores: measures of relative standing
Friday01/30/09 Test Oneanswersods
4 Monday02/02/09 Review test one. Project questions and answers. Survey of possible topics under consideration.
Wednesday02/04/09 4.1 Best fit lines Drop a ball, graph the bounce height. [homework] Terminology including least squares, linear regression, trend line.
Friday02/06/09 4.2 Slope & Intercept • Predicting values Quiz 4
5 Monday02/09/09 4.3 RelationshipsEarly warning
Wednesday02/11/09 4.4 Correlation
Friday02/13/09 Quiz 5
6 Monday02/16/09 5.1 Probability: Equally likely outcomes
Wednesday02/18/09 5.2 Sample space
5.3 Probability as relative frequency
Friday02/20/09 Quiz 6
7 Monday02/23/09 Review quiz
Wednesday2/25/09 Test two: midterm t2asp08fa07f07aFirst draft statistics project due.
Friday2/27/09 Staff development day
MS 150 Statistics Calendar and Syllabus • College of Micronesia-FSM • Instructor: Dana Lee Ling
Wk Day Name Date Topic Assessment
8 Monday3/2/09 Review midterm • 6.1 Probability distributions
Wednesday3/4/09 6.2 Mean from distribution
Friday3/6/09 Quiz 7Middefs due
9 Monday3/9/09 7.1 Distribution shape: Tossing your pennies
Wednesday3/11/09 7.2 The shape of randomness7.3 The normal curve
Friday3/13/09 Quiz 8
10 Monday3/16/09 7.4 x to area
Wednesday3/18/09 7.5 Area to x
Friday3/20/09 Quiz 9LDTWWW
11 Monday3/23/09 8.1 Distribution of Statistics8.2 Central Limit TheoremStandard error
Wednesday 3/25/09 9.1 Inference and point estimates 9.12 Introduction to confidence intervals for the mean
Friday3/27/09 Quiz 10
12 Monday3/30/09 9.2 Inferences and confidence intervals for 5 ≤ n ≤ 30; σ unknown. Also used for n ≥ 30.
Wednesday4/1/09 Founding Day
Friday4/3/09 Test three Fa08aSp08aFa07a Second draft project due. Must be submitted as word processing document.
13 Monday4/6/09 9.3 Confidence intervals for a proportion9.4 Sample Size
Wednesday4/8/09 Easter break 2009
Friday4/10/09 Good Friday
14 Monday4/13/09 10.1 Hypothesis testing using confidence intervals Course selection
Wednesday4/15/09 10.2 Hypothesis testingUS tax due day
Friday4/17/09 Quiz 11
15 Monday4/20/09 10.3 p-value
Wednesday4/22/09 11.1 Paired differences t-test: Barefoot day II
Friday4/24/09 Final report statistics project due. Quiz 12
16 Monday4/27/09 11.2 Independent samples t-test
Wednesday4/29/09 Quiz 13ans
17 Monday5/4/09 Last day of instruction. Question & answer session
Tuesday5/5/09 MWF 8:30 Final at 8:00 Final examaSu08sSu08Fa07
Thursday5/7/09 MWF 9:30 Final at 8:00
18 Monday5/18/09Graduation

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