Mathematics and Computer ScienceMAT 2100
Introduction to Statistics
|Instructor: Raymond E. Lee, Ph.D.||Semester: Summer II 2014|
|Class Location: SCI 1237 B||Time: Monday through Thursday 8:00 to 10:00 am|
|Section: 001|| |
- This course involves the study of elementary probability and statistics.
- Topics covered will include graphing data sets, measures of central tendencies and dispersion, counting techniques, linear regression and correlation, sampling and hypothesis testing.
- To provide students with an appreciation for and a better understanding of statistics and the scientific method.
- Emphasis will be on mathematical modeling and the application of critical thinking skills in order to set up and carry out experiments and then test the results.
General Education Objectives
- This course will address the following areas of student learning:
- I Basic Skills of Communication, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving.
- II General Knowledge of Mathematics.
- III Lifelong Appreciation.
- Elementary Statistics, 5th ed.; Larson & Farber, 2012, Pearson
- We will cover the chapters in the text in order.
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- Attendance will be taken but is not part of your grade for this course.
- However, poor attendance tends to lower grades.
- Students are responsible for all material covered even if a class is missed.
Student Conduct & Honor Code
- UNCP Academic Honor Code
- A few problems will be assigned from each section in order to point out the important concepts covered in that section. These problems will not be collected, however; the quizzes will be derived from the homework problems as a method of checking progress.
Quizzes and Final
- There will be fifteen (15) quizzes given during the semester. Each quiz covers the previous material. No make-up quizzes will be given. The final exam will be comprehensive and be on the last day of classes.
- Office: SCI 1229 Phone: 521-6309
- Office Hours: 1:00 to 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday
- Federal laws require UNCP to accommodate students with documented learning, physical, chronic health, psychological, visual or hearing disabilities.
- In post-secondary school settings, academic accommodations are not automatic; to receive accommodations, students must make a formal request and must supply documentation from a qualified professional to support that request. Students who believe they qualify must contact Disability Support Services (DSS) in DF Lowry Building, Room 107 or call 910-521-6695 to begin the accommodation process. All discussions remain confidential. Accommodations cannot be provided retroactively. More information for students about the services provided by DSS and the accommodation process may be found at the following links:
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