STAT1130-A Statistical Reasoning (Fall 2012)
About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/25/2012 - 10/19/2012)
Seats Available: 6 Seats
The following additional fees apply to this section:
Fully Online Fee
This is an online statistics course for ACE students. It provides an introduction to the application of non-theoretical statistical methodology in which concepts are explained intuitively and supported by examples. The first part of the course deals with the efficient collection, organization, and description of data, commonly referred to as descriptive statistics. The second part provides a brief introduction to probability concepts, discrete and continuous probability distributions will be discussed. The third part of the course, statistical interference, is the process of drawing conclusions about unknown characteristics of a population. Interval estimation and hypothesis testing for one and two populations will be presented. The last part of the course is predictive statistics; correlation and regression analysis will be used to develop predictions of future values based on historical data. 3 credits