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South Texas College Department of Mathematics Division of Math, Science and Bachelor Programs MATH 1442- S18-S19-S21 Statistics Syllabus [Fall Semester 2019]   Instructor Information: Instructor Name:     Wai Man Chan Office Location: Sharyland High School 400 building room 411 Telephone #:  956-580-5300, ext. 1151 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: 9:45 – 11:10 am Monday and Thursday or by an appointment Department Web Page: https://ms.southtexascollege.edu/math/index.html    Department Chair Information: Name of Chair:                           Mario J. Morin Office Location:                        Pecan campus Bldg. J Room 2.804-B Telephone #:            (956) 872-7258 Fax #:                                                            (956) 872-6774 Math Department E-mail Address:       [email protected]   Course Information: Course Name:           Elementary Statistical Methods Course # and Section Numbers: MATH 1442-S01 Classroom Location: Sharyland High School 400 building room 411 Days and Time class meets: M-F 1:33pm - 2.:18pm   Course Description: This course is a presentation and interpretation of data, probability, sampling, correlation and regression, analysis of variance, and use of statistical software.   Pre-requisite:  Meet TSI college readiness standard for Mathematics; or completion of MATH 0090 or MATH 0200 or MATL 0020 with a grade of “P” or “C” or better, or equivalent.   Program Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Mathematics, its scope, application, history, problems, methods, and usefulness to mankind both as a science and as an intellectual discipline. 2. Demonstrate a sound conceptual understanding of Mathematics through the construction of mathematically rigorous and logically correct proofs. 3. Identify, formulate, and analyze real world problems with statistical or mathematical techniques. 4. Utilize technology as an effective tool in investigating, understanding, and applying mathematics. 5. Communicate mathematics effectively to mathematical and non-mathematical audiences in oral, written, and multi-media form.   Course Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students will: Explain the use of data collection and statistical tools to reach reasonable conclusions. Recognize, examine and interpret the basic principles of describing and presenting data. Compute and interpret empirical and theoretical probabilities using the rules of probabilities and combinatorics. Explain the role of probability in statistics. Examine, analyze and compare various sampling distributions for both discrete and continuous random variables. Describe and compute confidence intervals. Solve linear regression and correlation problems. Perform hypothesis testing using statistical methods   Required Core Objectives:   CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS:  to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information. COMMUNICATION SKILLS:  to include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication. EMPIRICAL AND QUANTITATIVE SKILLS:  to include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions. TEAMWORK:  to include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:  to include intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY:  to include the ability to connect choices, actions, and consequences to ethical decision-making.     Required Textbook & Resources:   Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, 7th Edition Larson, Ron | Farber, Betsy Textbook ISBN-13: 9780134683416     Departmental Course Requirements:    Re
Posted by wchan  On Aug 19, 2019 at 7:57 PM