Collin College
Math 1342    Wintermester 2017-2018
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Course: Math 1342.DS1 (Elementary Statistical Methods)     Credit hours: 3 Instructor: Dr. R. Khoury
Math Lab: J228  972-881-5921 Office: D226
Class Time: 1:00 PM - 4:55 PM, Dec 18,19,20,21 22, and Jan 3,4,5,8,9. Office hours: 12-1 (Dec 18-22 & Jan 3-9)
Classroom: J228B E-mail: 
Final Exam: January 10, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in J228B Phone: 972-881-5909
Last day to withdraw this class is December 22 Census Day: December 19
Required Graphing Calculators are: TI 83, TI 84 Series Suggested Daily Calendar         College Syllabus       
MyStatLab Code: khoury45585 - 27/7 MyStatLab Technical Support - 1-855-875-1797 Instructions to enroll in MyStatLab                MathLab Hours

Catalog Description: Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended. Lab required and is part of the 3 hour class.

Required Textbook and Supplements: Statistics Ė Informed Decisions Using Data, Sullivan, Michael III, 5th Edition, Pearson Education, 2017. ISBN13: 9780134136783. MyStatLab Access code. Both loose-leaf textbook and MyStatLab are bundled together in the bookstore. If you buy a used textbook, you are still required to buy the stand alone MyStatLab access code, which is also available in the bookstore.

Student solution Manual is in MyStatLab using Code:

Course Measurable Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

1. Explain the use of data collection and statistics as tools to reach reasonable conclusions.
2. Recognize, examine and interpret the basic principles of describing and presenting data.
3. Compute and interpret empirical and theoretical probabilities using the rules of probabilities and combinatorics. (Empirical and Quantitative)
4. Explain the role of probability in statistics.
5. Examine, analyze and compare various sampling distributions for both discrete and continuous random variables.
6. Describe and compute confidence intervals.
7. Solve linear regression and correlation problems. (Communication)
8. Perform hypothesis testing using statistical methods. (Critical Thinking)

Course Requirements
: It is highly recommended to read each section before I cover it in class. You are expected to copy the lecture notes and use them to study for each exam. Also, you are expected to work all homework problems as assigned in the calendar for each section; and most of all, it is highly recommended to completely finish your lab before taking each exam. All exams are similar to the homework problems, lectures, and Labs. You are expected to use the Math Lab located in D203 while working your homework problems and labs.

Grading Policy: Students will receive a zero grade on every missed exam. No makeup is allowed under any circumstances. Otherwise, grades will be assigned based on the average of the following tasks.

10% Online homework in MyStatLab at (Use code: khoury45585)
10% Four online lab assignments to be taken in MyStatLab at (Use code:
60% Four online Exams (Drop one lowest exam grade) to be taken in the testing center in MyStatLab at (Use code:
khoury45585) at the Spring Creek campus
20% Comprehensive Final Exam to be taken in the testing center in MyStatLab at (Use code:
khoury45585) at the Spring Creek campus

90-100 = A              80-89 = B              70-79 = C             60-69 = D                 0-59 = F

All online homework and Media links are open on Dec 18 - Jan 10 in MyStatLab. Homework is due as scheduled in MyStatLab.
All 4 Labs, 4 Exams, and Final are in in MyStatLab
Lab 1 is due on Dec 20 in MyStatLab
Exam 1 is open on Dec 20 in the testing center in MyStatLab, 3-5 PM
Lab 2 is due on Dec 22 in MyStatLab
Exam 2 is open on Dec 22 in the testing center in MyStatLab, 2-4 PM
Lab 3 is due on Jan 5 in MyStatLab
Exam 3 is open on Jan 5 in the testing center in MyStatLab, 2-4 PM
Lab 4 is due on Jan 9 in MyStatLab
Exam 4 is open on Jan 9 in the testing center in MyStatLab, 3-5 PM
Final is open on Jan 10 in the testing center  in MyStatLab
, 1-3 PM

You are only allowed a TI-84 graphing calculator on the exam. Nothing else. A testing center employee will offer you blank scratch papers to be turned in before you leave. Also, you should only login to connect Math and do not open any other tabs beside the exam or any browsers or use any other devices.

Makeup Policy: Every student is responsible for any assignment given during his/her absence. Students are required to participate in class and take all exams. No makeup is allowed without proper written documentation prior to the exam date and a zero grade will be assigned to every missed exam or lab. Students cannot retake any of the exams or the final. Your grade will be assigned based on the average of the above tasks.

Late Assignment Policy: Students who do not turn in their Labs on time will suffer a 25% daily deduction in their Lab grades.

Withdrawal policy: Under section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code, students may not withdraw from more than six courses including any course a transfer student has withdrawn from at another Texas institute of higher education. For exemptions, visit Please see your instructor before you withdraw and the current Collin Registration Guide for the last day to withdrawal.

Course Withdrawal: To drop this class, you need to do the following:

1. Attain a Drop/Add sheet from the registrarís office;
2. Turn in the completed form to the office of Admission and Records 972-881-5710 on or prior to the drop deadline date;
3. All students will receive an F if they do not finish this class and do not withdraw on or prior to the drop deadline date.
4. Make sure your course withdrawal satisfies the college withdrawal policy.

Resource Material: Any student enrolled in Math 1342 has access to the Math Lab located in D203, 972-881-5921. The Lab is staffed with faculty and tutors; in addition, it offers free tutorial help, graphing calculators, and computer assistance. Collin students may arrange for tutoring with the ACCESS office (D140). Please call 972-881-5898 for scheduling and availability.

Religious Holy Days: In accordance with section 51.911 of the Texas Education Code, the college will allow a student who is absent from class for the observance of a religious holy day to take an examination or complete an assignment scheduled for that day within a reasonable time. Please refer to the current Collin Student Handbook.

ADA Statement: It is the policy of Collin College to provide accommodations for qualified individuals who are students with disabilities.  This college will adhere to all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required to afford equal educational opportunity.  It is the studentís responsibility to contact me and the ACCESS office, located at the Spring Creek Campus in D140, in a timely manner to arrange for appropriate accommodations. (972-881-5898 or TDD- 972-881-5950).

Evaluation of Instructions: Collin College seeks to improve the learning experience of all students. To assist in evaluating courses, students will be requested to complete an evaluation of instruction form near the end of the semester.

Academic Ethics: The college may initiate disciplinary proceedings against a student accused of scholastic dishonesty. Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, statements, acts, or omissions related to applications for enrollment or the award of a degree, and/or the submission of material as oneís own work that is not oneís own. Scholastic dishonesty may involve one or more of the following acts: cheating, plagiarism, collusion, and/or falsifying academic records. Cheating is the willful giving or receiving of information in an unauthorized manner during an examination, illicitly obtaining examination questions in advance, using someone elseís work for assignments as if it were oneís own, copying computer disks or files, and any other dishonest means of attempting to fulfill the requirements of a course. Plagiarism is the use of an authorís words or ideas as if they were oneí s own without giving credit to the source, including, but not limited to, failure to acknowledge a direct quotation. Contact the Dean of Students at 972-881-5604 for the student disciplinary process and procedures or consult the Collin College Student Handbook.

Academic penalty for scholastic dishonesty: Students will receive a zero on those assignments where they were found guilty by the Dean of Students for scholastic dishonesty, i.e., cheating, collusion, etc. as stated above; also, for repeated occurrences of these incidences, students will receive a failing grade in this class section.

Daily Calendar

 Instructor: Dr. Khoury


Material Covered

December 18
Syllabus, Introductions
sections: 1.1, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
December 19
Sections: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
Lab 1
December 20
Sections: 4.1, 4.2
Lab 1 and Homework 1. Exam 1 in the testing center, 3 - 5 PM
December 21
Sections: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
December 22
Sections: 5.4, 5.5
Lab 2
Lab 2 and Homework 2. Exam 2 in the testing center, 2 - 4 PM
January 3
Sections: 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
January 4
Sections: 8.1, 9.1, 9.2
Lab 3
January 5
Sections: 10.1, 10.2, 10.3
Lab 3 and Homework 3. Exam 3 in the testing center, 2 - 4 PM
January 8
Sections: 11.1, 11.2, 11.3
Lab 4
January 9
Review for the Final Exam
Lab 4 and Homework 4. Exam 4 in the testing center, 3 - 5 PM
January 10
Comprehensive Final Exam in the testing center , 1 - 3 PM

I reserve the right to change any term on this  syllabus at any time during the semester.

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