Provides prospective teachers with a conceptual understanding of statistics and probability. Includes concepts for which elementary curricula lay a foundation, bivariate data analysis, conditional probability, formal inference, relevant educational software, and guidelines for teaching statistics as set forth by the American Statistical Association and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. May not receive credit for more than one: MATH 150, 155, 213 or 216. Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 130. Three hours per week. Meets General education IVB or IVC.
MATH 155 MOD STATISTICS WITH COMPUT (Fall 2019)
Descriptive and inferential analysis of raw data, emphasizing appropriate assumptions, computer use and interpretation. Consideration of parametric and nonparametric methods and comparison of their powers. Intended for students in the social and natural sciences. May not receive credit for more than one: MATH 150, 155, 213 or 216. Prerequisites: High school Algebra II and plane geometry. Three hours per week. Meets General education IVB or IVC.