Syllabus For Statistics 2301, Fall 2005
Syllabus subject to change according to pace of the course. All text references are for Moore, McCabe, Duckworth & Sclove unless otherwise noted.

 

Date

Lecture

Lecture Topic & Associated Text Sections

08-18-05

1

Introduction to Course: Types of Data and Exploratory Data Analysis (Chapter 1 Intro)

08-23-05

2

Displaying Data with Graphs (Section 1.1) & Supplementary material found on Internet

08-25-05

3

Describing the Center of a Distribution (Section 1.2)

08-30-05

4

Describing the Spread of a Distribution (Section 1.2 cont'd)

09-01-05

5

The Normal Distributions  (Section 1.3)

09-06-05

6

Assessing Normality

09-08-05

7

Scatterplots and Correlation (Sections 2.1 and 2.2)

09-13-05

8

Review for Exam 1

09-15-05

NA

Exam 1 - Covers material from lectures 1 to 7.

09-20-05

9

Linear Regression (Sections 2.3)

09-22-05

10

Influential Variables & Cautions about Regression (Section 2.4)

09-27-05

11

Designing Samples, Part I (Section 3.1)

09-28-05

12

Designing Samples, Part II (Section 3.1)

10-04-05

13

An Experiment on Experiments (Section 3.2)

10-06-05

13

Sampling Distributions (Section 3.3)

10-11-05

Fall Break – No Classes

10-13-05

14

Randomness and Probability Models (Sections 4.1 & 4.2)

10-18-05

15

Review for Exam 2

10-20-05

NA

Exam 2 - Covers material from lectures 9 to 15.

10-25-05

16

Random Variables (Section 4.3)

10-27-05

17

Sampling Distribution of the Mean (Section 4.4)

11-01-05

18

General Probability Rules (Section 5.1)

11-03-05

19

Estimating with Confidence (Section 6.1)

11-08-05

20

Estimating with Confidence (Section 6.1 cont’d)

11-10-05

21

Tests of Significance (Section 6.2)

11-15-05

22

Review for Exam and Course Evaluations

11-17-05

NA

Exam 3 - Covers material from lectures 16 to 22.

11-22-05

23

Using Significance Tests (Section 6.3)

11-24-05

Thanksgiving Break – No Classes

11-29-05

25

Review for Final