MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics
F2T 2006 DLI
Kriley, Michael Shane
Bachelor of Science Computer Information Systems/Management, Park UniversityMaster of Business Administration, Arizona State University
623 202-8247 (Cell)
10/23/2006 - 12/17/2006
Textbook: Elementary Statistics - 3rd Ed. Author: Allan B. Bluman ISBN: 0-07-310765-4
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Educational Philosophy: My educational philosphy consists of interactiveness based upon lectures, readings, extensive practice through homework, quizes and interactions between classmates.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Description of MA 120 Core Assessment
One problem with multiple parts for each numbered item, except for item #3, which contains four separate problems.
1. Compute the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation for a sample of 8 to 12 data.
2. Compute the mean and standard deviation of a grouped frequency distribution with 4 classes.
3. Compute the probability of four problems from among these kinds or combinations there of:
a. the probability of an event based upon a two-dimensional table;
b. the probability of an event that involves using the addition rule;
c. the probability of an event that involves conditional probability;
d. the probability of an event that involves the use of independence of events;
e. the probability of an event based upon permutations and/or combinations;
f. the probability of an event using the multiplication rule; or
g. the probability of an event found by finding the probability of the complementary event.
4. Compute probabilities associated with a binomial random variable associated with a practical situation.
5. Compute probabilities associated with either a non-standard normal probability distribution.
6. Compute and interpret a confidence interval for a mean and/ or for a proportion.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Weekly class participation, 6 homework assignments, 3 quizes, final examination
Grading: Class participation - 2.5 points per week Homework - 5 points per assignment Quizes - 10 points per quiz Final examination - 20 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments turned in late, without prior approval, will be docked 10% per week
Week 1 -- Reading assignment Chapter 1 Homework assignment Chapter 1.
Week 2 -- Reading assignment Chapter 2 Homework assignment Chapters 3 Quiz Chapter 1
Week 3 -- Reading assignment Chapter 3 Homework assignment Chapter 3
Week 4 -- Reading assignment Chapter 4 Homework assignment Chapter 4 Quiz Chapters 1, 2, 3
Week 5 -- Reading assignment Chapter 5 Homework assignment Chapter 5
Week 6 -- Reading assignment Chapter 6 Homework assignment Chapter 6 Quiz Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Week 7 -- Reading assignment Chapter 7 Optional Homework assignment
Week 8 -- Reading assignment Chapter 8 Proctored Final exam
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