Introductory Statistics: Online course schedule
Notes
 A "week" begins on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday.
 Inperson meetings are on Thursday, 910:30am; see assignments for inperson meetings.
 Recommendation: take scheduled quizzes following Thursday inperson meetings.
 When no Calc Reference is listed, the Excel instructions for the activity provide adequate instruction for completing the activity using Calc.
Online course schedule: first semester
Week  Topics  Online Course Work  Calc Reference 

Week 1 
Intro 
Create oli account 

Week 2 
Graphs; Center  Unit 1: Exploratory Data Analysis: Introduction Mod 1: Examining Distributions

Find & replace 
Week 3 
Spread; Boxplot; Standard Deviation  Unit 1, Mod 1: Examining Distributions

Boxplot, 1 of 2 
Week 4 
StatTutor; Quiz  Unit 1, Mod 1: Examining Distributions

StatTutor: 
Week 5 
TwoWay Table; Scatterplot  Unit 1, Mod 2: Examining Relationships

Case II: Twoway table 
Week 6 
Correlation; Regression  Unit 1, Mod 2: Examining Relationships

Linear relationships (calculate correlation) 
Week 7 
Causation; StatTutor  Unit 1, Mod 2: Examining Relationships

StatTutor:
College and high school GPAs (Question 1) 
Week 8 
Quiz; Sampling  Unit 1, Mod 2: Examining Relationships
Unit 1: Summary (EDA)

Sampling 
Week 9 
Designing Studies  Unit 2, Mod 4: Designing Studies

Causation and experiments 
Week 10 
Designing Studies  Unit 2, Mod 4: Designing Studies

Checking randomization 
Week 11 
Designing Studies quiz; Intro to Probability  Unit 2, Mod 4: Designing Studies
Unit 2: Summary (Producing Data) 

Week 12 
Relative Freq; Equally Likely  Unit 3, Mod 6: Finding Probability of Events

Relative frequency 
Week 13 
Probability Rules  Unit 3, Mod 6: Finding Probability of Events


Week 14 
Probability Rules; Quiz  Unit 3, Mod 6: Finding Probability of Events

Online course schedule: second semester
 These second semester "weeks" begin on Thursday, following the inperson session, and end on Wednesday.
Week  Topics  Online Course Work  Calc Reference 

Week 15  Conditional Probability  Unit 4, Mod 7: Conditional Probability and Independence


Week 16  Conditional Probability  Unit 4, Mod 7: Conditional Probability and Independence


Week 17  Conditional Probability Quiz; Prob Dist for Discrete Random Variable  Unit 4, Mod 7: Conditional Probability and Independence
Unit 4, Mod 8: Random Variables


Week 18  Mean and Variance for Discrete Random Variable  Unit 4, Mod 8: Random Variables


Week 19  Binomial Random Variable  Unit 4, Mod 8: Random Variable

May need calc reference 
Week 20  Normal Distribution  Unit 4, Mod 8: Random Variable


Week 21 
Rand Var WrapUp; Quiz Sampling Distributions 
Unit 4, Mod 8: Random Variable
Unit 4, Mod 9: Sampling Distributions

(combine with week 23?) 
Week 22  Sampling Distributions  Unit 4, Mod 9: Sampling Distributions
Behavior of Sample Mean  Use Simulations to Check Center, Spread and Shape of Sampling Distribution (Excel only; function NA in OOo Calc); Find the sampling distribution of the sample mean and likelihood of getting certain mean values 

Week 23  Sampling Distributions Quiz; Point Estimation, begin Confidence Intervals 
Unit 4, Mod 9: Sampling Distributions
Unit 5: Inference


Week 24  Confidence Intervals 


Week 25  Hypothesis Testing 
Unit 5, Mod 11: Inference for One Variable
Hypothesis Testing Overview  Draw Conclusions from pvalue in Hypothesis Testing


Week 26  Hypothesis Testing  Unit 5, Mod 11: Inference for One Variable
Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis Testing for the Population Mean  Investigate How Exploratory Data Analysis can Inform the ztest for the Population Mean, μ; Caclulate the ztest for the Population Mean; Conduct Hypothesis Testing for the Population Mean (Assuming that σ is Known); Conduct a ttest for the Population Mean My Response > About Inference for One Variable


Week 27  Inference for One Variable WrapUp & Quiz 
Unit 5, Mod 11: Inference for One Variable
Wrapup  StatTutor (cell_phones.xls) Wrapup  Quiz 

Week 28  Two Sample ttest 
Unit 5, Mod 12: Inference for Relationships
Case I One Categorical & One Quantitative Variable Two Independent Samples  Check for conditions Which Allow Use of the TwoSample ttest Case I Two Categorical Variables; Conduct the TwoSample ttest; Calculate a 95% Confidence Interval for μ1μ2 following a TwoSample ttest Which Rejected Ho; My Response > About Two Independent Samples 

Week 29  Paired ttest  Unit 5, Mod 12: Inference for Relationships


Week 30  ANOVA  Unit 5, Mod 12: Inference for Relationships


Week 31  ChiSquare  Unit 5, Mod 12: Inference for Relationships


Week 32  Linear Relationship  Unit 5, Mod 12: Inference for Relationships


Week 33  Inference for Relationships WrapUp; Quiz  Unit 5, Mod 12: Inference for Relationships
Unit 5: Summary (Inference) 
