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STA 1013 Section 01 Statistics Through Example Summer 2005 Course meeting hours and room: MTWRF 2:00-3:20 OSB 108 Instructor: Seo-eun Choi Office: 201A OSB Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 3:30-4:30 am Phone: 644-1306 Email: email@example.com Grader: Helen Lai Required materials: 1. Text: Statistics: Concepts and Controversies, 5th edition (2000) by David S. Moore 2. A Calculator that can do statistical calculations (mean, standard deviation, etc.). Class URL: http://stat.fsu.edu/~choi/sta1013/sec01.html Help room hours: http://stat.fsu.edu/HelpRoom.html Tutor list: http://stat.fsu.edu/Tutorlist.html Course Description: This class provides students with a good background of statistical ideas and reasoning rather than statistical methods. In this class students learn many of the fundamental principals that underlie collecting data, organizing it, and making conclusions from it. Course Objectives: To give you the opportunity to learn statistical tools that you can use to systematically improve the quality of your work and personal lives, at the present time and in the future. Examinations: Tests and Quizzes 1. There will be three 80-minute tests. 2. There will be three 30-minute quizzes. 3. Tentative dates for the tests and quizzes are as follow: Quiz 1: May 13 Test 1: May 20 Quiz 2: May 27 Test 2: June 10 Quiz 3: June 10 Test 3: June 17 4. All exams are closed book, closed notes. However, you are allowed to have one page (with size 8.5x11, double-sided) of notes and formulae for each exam. I will provide all the tables that you will need in the exam. Homework: Homework problems will be assigned at the end of each chapter. It is the responsibility of the student to keep current. Although homework will not be collected, it is the best way to prepare for quizzes and tests. Tentative Course Topics: Introductions Chapter 1 -Where Do Data Come From? (Homework: 1.1,1.5,1.6,1.7,1.9,1.11) Chapter 2 -Samples, Good and Bad (Homework: 2.2,2.3,2.7,2.8,2.10,2.16) Chapter 3 -What Do Samples Tell Us? (Homework: 3.1-3.4,3.5,3.7,3.15,3.19,3.20, 3.22) Chapter 4 -Sample Surveys in the World (Homework: 4.2,4.3,4.4,4.18,4.23,4.27) Chapter 5 -Experiments, Good and Bad (Homework: 5.1,5.5,5.13,5.14,184.108.40.206) Chapter 6 -Experiments in the Real World (Homework: 6.3,6.7,6.11,6.17) Chapter 7 -Data Ethics (Homework:7.5,7.7,7.11,7.15,7.17) Chapter 8 –Measuring (Homework: 8.1,8.4,8.5,8.13,8.15,8.18,8.23,8.24) Chapter 9 -Do the Numbers Make Sense? (Homework: 9.1,9.2,9.4,9.13, 9.14, 9.17) Chapter 10 -Graphs, Good and Bad (Homework: 10.3,10.7,10.8,10.11,10.23,10.25) Chapter 11 –Graphs (Homework: 11.1,11.3,11.7,11.9,11.15) Chapter 12 -Descriptive Statistics (Homework: 12.3,12.5,12.6,12.13,12.14,12.18, 12.19,12.23, 12.24) Chapter 13 -Normal Distributions (Homework: 13.4,13.5, 13.6, 13.7,13.10, 13.12, 13.16) Chapter 14 -Scatterplots and Correlation (Homework: 14.3,14.11,14.15,14.19,14.25) Chapter 15 -Regression, Prediction, and Causation (Homework: 15.4,15.5,15.7,15.9,15.28) Chapter 17 -Thinking about Chance (Homework: 17.7,17.8,17.9,17.19) Chapter 18 –Probability Models (Homework: 18.1,18.2,18.3,18.5,18.618.1018.12,18.14) Chapter 20 –Expected Values (Homework: 20.2,20.3,20.6,20.8,20.11,20.13, 20.14,20.19) Chapter 21 -What is a Confidence Interval? (Homework: 21.1,21.5,21.7,21.13) Chapter 22 -What is a Test of Significance? (Homework: 22.3,22.5,22.7,22.9,22.12,22.13) Grading: Grades will be figured using the following weights: Quiz average 25% Three tests will count 25% each That is, final score = quiz average + 0.25*(test1 + test2 + test3) + extra where quiz average = (quiz1 + quiz2 + quiz3) / 3 extra = extra credit from attendance and maximum final score is 102 because maximum quiz average = (25+25+25) / 3 = 25 maximum test score = 0.25 * (100 + 100 + 100) = 75 and if you get extra = 2 I will keep every possible decimal places until final score is calculated; then it will be rounded to have only two decimal places. Letter grade assignments are determined as follows (after rounding to second decimal place): A = 93 or above B = 83-86.99 C = 73-76.99 D = 63-66.99 A- = 90-92.99 B- = 80-82.99 C- = 70-72.99 D- = 60-62.99 B+ = 87-89.99 C+ = 77-79.99 D+ = 67-69.99 F = below 60 ** There is no curving of grades in this course. Course Policies 1. Attendance: Attendance is not required for grading purposes. Students are responsible for all material presented during class. Students are responsible for being aware of all announcements made during class. In addition, if you miss fewer than five classes, you will get 2 points as extra credit. Counting starts from May 16, Monday. Attendance Check List will be passed in each class. No excuses will be accepted and this is the reason why missing up to 4 classes is allowed. 2. Grading Complaints: Give me your work in question and a clear, brief, written explanation of why you think you deserve additional credit. The written statement must be provided within two classes after the work is graded and available for you. 3. Missed Tests or Quizzes: There are ONLY TWO cases for makeup. One is, you inform me of a time conflict in advance (at least 24 hours in advance) and I will permit you to have a makeup. Another is, there is an emergency situation that prevents you from coming to classroom on a quiz or test day. For this, please contact me as soon as possible (within 24 hours) by using following options to report your situation. 1) e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org 2) phone call to office: 644-1306 3) phone call to dept. office: 644-3218 4. Calculators: No wireless device or personal digital assistant (PDA) may be used as a calculator during exams. Graphing calculators are permitted. 5. Class website: A class website will be used in this class. Notes, assignments, announcements, and grades will be posted. Remember you are responsible for information given in class. This website is not a substitute for class. 6. E-mail: Please adhere to the following policies when emailing your instructor: 1) E-mail is to be from the FSU Domain 2) E-mail will not contain unexpected attachments 3) Your full first and last name will appear clearly in the subject and within the body of the e-mail. American Disabilities Act: Students with disabilities needing academic accommodations should: 1) register with and provide documentation to the Student Disability Resource Center; 2) bring a letter to me from the SDRC indicating that you need academic accommodations. This should be done during the first week of classes. For more information about services available at FSU students with disabilities, contact the Student Disability Resource Center Dean of Students Department 08 Kellum Hall Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-4400 (850) 644-956 (voice) (850) 644-8504 (TDD) SDRC@admin.fsu.edu http://www.fsu.edu/~staffair/dean/StudentDisability/ Academic Dishonesty: Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, plagiarism, possession of unauthorized written information during a quiz or test, receiving help or giving help on any quiz or test within or outside of the classroom. If any form of academic dishonesty is discovered, it will be reported to the University Judicial Officer and other appropriate University officials. Please see the following website for a complete explanation of the Academic Honor Code: http://www.fsu.edu/Books/Student-Handbook/codes/honor.html Syllabus Change Policy: This syllabus is a guide for the course and is subject to change with advanced notice. Quick Reference Information: Please submit this to me after you have read the syllabus and have had all of your questions about it answered. I request that this be completed and returned by May 16, 3:20 pm. This information is confidential. 1. Printed Name: E-mail address where you can be contacted: 2. Section of STA 1013 registered for: 3. Major: 4. Year (FR, SO, JR, SR, other: please specify): 5. Last mathematics or statistics course (what & when?): 6. Repeating STA 1013? 7. Completing an Incomplete? For whom? 8. Number of hours per week employed this term: 9. Number of credit hours this term: 10. What are the three main results you hope to achieve in this course? 11. What are the two main results you hope to achieve in your career? 12. Any comments, questions or concerns about the course at this time? 13. May instructor use your last 4 digit of SSN to post your grade? 14. Sign beneath the following statement. A signed copy of this statement must be received before any course points will be awarded. “My signature below indicates that I have read the Syllabus, have had all my questions answered to my satisfaction and agree to be in the course under these terms.” Signature: __________________________________ Date: _____________