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Introductory Statistics
Prerequisites
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Pedagogical Approach & Learning Outcomes
Pedagogical Approach
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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.
Assessment & Other Information
Assessment
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Other Information
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Course Resources

Binomial Distribution (Tutorial)Topic: Probability. given a story problem, identify parameters, and solve.

Classifying Statistics Problems (Tutorial)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

Sampling Distribution of the Mean Tutorial (Tutorial)Topic: Normal distributions. Draws samples and shows how the distribution of the means has a smaller standard deviation.

Hypothesis Test for a Proportion (Tutorial)Input components of a hypothesis test for proportion

Confidence Interval for a Proportion (Tutorial)Use Word problems to develop Confidence Interval for proportion

Confidence Interval for a Mean (Tutorial)Solve word problems to determine confidence interval for mean.

Hypothesis Test for a Mean (Tutorial)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

Linear Regression Calculator (Simulation)Starts with a video explaining linear regression. Calculator is cumbersome.

Introductory Business Statistics (Open (Access) Textbook)check out hypothesis testing

Theory Behind Linear Regression (Simulation)shows leastsquares as square area to display the concept