Math 1342 Wintermester 2017-2018
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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 – 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: khoury45585.
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
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)
Grading Policy: Students will receive azero 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
10% Four online lab assignments to be taken in MyStatLab at https://portal.mypearson.com/login (Use code: khoury45585)
60% Four online Exams (Drop one lowest exam grade) to be taken in the testing center in MyStatLab at https://portal.mypearson.com/login (Use code: khoury45585) at the Spring Creek campus
20% Comprehensive Final Exam to be taken in the testing center in MyStatLab at https://portal.mypearson.com/login (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
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 http://www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/register/withdrawal.html. Please see your instructor before you withdraw and the current Collin Registration Guide for the last day to withdrawal.
To drop this class, you need to do the following:
1. Attain a Drop/Add sheet from the registrar’s 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 student’s 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 one’s own work that is not one’s 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 else’s work for assignments as if it were one’s 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 author’s words or ideas as if they were one’ 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.
Instructor: Dr. Khoury
sections: 1.1, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
|Sections: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
|Sections: 4.1, 4.2
Lab 1 and Homework 1. Exam 1 in the testing center, 3 - 5 PM
|Sections: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3|
|Sections: 5.4, 5.5
Lab 2 and Homework 2. Exam 2 in the testing center, 2 - 4 PM
|Sections: 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3|
|Sections: 8.1, 9.1, 9.2
|Sections: 10.1, 10.2, 10.3
Lab 3 and Homework 3. Exam 3 in the testing center, 2 - 4 PM
|Sections: 11.1, 11.2, 11.3
|Review for the Final Exam
Lab 4 and Homework 4. Exam 4 in the testing center, 3 - 5 PM
|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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