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# Course ePortfolio

## Introductory Statistics

An Algebra-based course. The learning objects that align with topics for a typical course are listed
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### Pedagogical Approach & Learning Outcomes

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#### Learning Outcomes

Topics for a typical course: Descriptive Statistics, Probability Concepts, Normal Probability Distribution, One Polulation Inferential Statistics, Greater than one population inferential Statistics, and Correlation and Regression.

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### Course Resources

• Topic: Probability. given a story problem, identify parameters, and solve.
• Topic: Inferential Statistics one or more populations. Randomly generated problems are classified by the user, includes... More
• Histogram Applet (Simulation)
Topic: Descriptive Statistics: Good way to show how bin width changes the shape of histogram. Introduce dangers of... More
• Topic: Normal distributions. Draws samples and shows how the distribution of the means has a smaller standard deviation.
• Input components of a hypothesis test for proportion
• Use Word problems to develop Confidence Interval for proportion
• Solve word problems to determine confidence interval for mean.
• User enters components of hypothesis test for mean.
• Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics (Open (Access) Textbook)
Regression by eye is accessed from this site: Click on Simulations/Demonstrations, then Regression by Eye. Use mouse to... More
• Starts with a video explaining linear regression. Calculator is cumbersome.
• Introductory Business Statistics (Open (Access) Textbook)
check out hypothesis testing
• shows least-squares as square area to display the concept