House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus PSYC-2317-50 (Intro Statistical Methods)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
PSYC-2317-50 (Intro Statistical Methods)
|Instructor||Carona, Ken M.|
|Course ID #||10137|
|Course Title||Intro Statistical Methods|
|Course Description||Statistical concepts used in behavioral science research, as applied to problems of human interest. Topics include graphs, measures of position, central tendency and dispersion, correlation and regression, probability, tests of significance and introduction of nonparametric techniques|
|Course Prerequisites||Math 1314|
|Required Textbooks||The Basics of Introductory Statistics, Revised Second Edition (2004), Walker, Esser and Kirk. ISBN: 1-58152-317-3.|
Recognize or recall specific facts, terminology, and principles in statistics.
2. Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts relating to descriptive and inferential statistics, correlation and regression, tests of significance, and non-parametric techniques.
3. Interpret various types of data and go beyond the given data to determine implications and consequences.
4. Perform statistical calculations.
|Major Assignments||Practice calcluation assignments and exams|
|Attendance Policy||The more classes you attend, the more likely it will be for you to experience success in learning. I STRONGLY recommend regular attendance. If you miss a class, get notes on what you missed in your absence from another student. Some material covered in class may not be in the textbook and may be covered by the exams. ATTENDANCE WILL HELP YOU SUCCEED IN THIS COURSE!!|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Your final grade will be based on the number of points you earn in the course. Earned points will be from exams. The course grade will be calculated using a percentage of the 400 graded points total as follows:
A 360 and above 90% and above
B 320- 359 80%
C 280 - 319 70%
D 240 - 279 60%
F 239 and below 59% and below
|Final Exam Date||May 16, 2011 - 5:00 PM|
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