Fall 2021 - STAT 100 D100

Chance and Data Analysis (3)

Class Number: 5056

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
    REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

    We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
    REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Dec 10, 2021
    8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

Chance phenomena and data analysis are studied through simulation and examination of real world contexts including sports, investment, lotteries and environmental issues. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Students may not obtain credit for STAT 100 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - any upper division STAT course. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

COURSE DETAILS:

This course may be applied to the Certificate in Liberal Arts

STAT Workshop Coordinator: Marie Loughin

Outline:

Student participation in this course will require computer equipment and a reliable internet connection. You may be requested to turn on audio and/or video during certain instructional activities, that may include tests and examinations, though exceptions will be accommodated. If you request such an exception for personal reasons, you must do so in writing to the course instructor. 

1. Introduction
2. Study Designs
3. Representing Data
4. Using Variability to Understand Probability
5. Answering questions about populations
6. Looking for relationships
7. Models for unknown reality

This will be a concept-oriented course.

Mode of teaching:

  • Lecture: A mix of synchronous and asynchronous.
  • Quizzes and Midterms: Synchronous; Date: TBA
  • Final exam: Synchronous; Date: TBA
  • Remote invigilation (Zoom, or other approved software) may be used.

Grading

  • Written Assignments 25%
  • Quizzes 15%
  • Midterm 1 15%
  • Midterm 2 15%
  • Final Comprehensive Exam 30%

NOTES:

Above grading is subject to change.

REQUIREMENTS:

Student participation in this course will require computer equipment and a reliable internet connection. You may be requested to turn on audio and/or video during certain instructional activities, that may include tests and examinations, though exceptions will be accommodated. If you request such an exception for personal reasons, you must do so in writing to the course instructor.

Materials

MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:

Access to high-speed internet, webcam, microphone.

REQUIRED READING:

Statistics: Concepts and Controversies, Tenth Edition| ©2020 David S. Moore; WIlliam I Notz

*Online learning platform Achieve recommended, but NOT required.


Department Undergraduate Notes:

Students with Disabilities:
Students requiring accommodations as a result of disability must contact the Centre for Accessible Learning 778-782-3112 or csdo@sfu.ca


Tutor Requests:
Students looking for a tutor should visit hhttps://www.sfu.ca/stat-actsci/all-students/other-resources/tutoring.html. We accept no responsibility for the consequences of any actions taken related to tutors.

Registrar Notes:

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS

SFU’s Academic Integrity web site http://www.sfu.ca/students/academicintegrity.html is filled with information on what is meant by academic dishonesty, where you can find resources to help with your studies and the consequences of cheating.  Check out the site for more information and videos that help explain the issues in plain English.

Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the University community.  Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the University. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the University. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html

TEACHING AT SFU IN FALL 2021

Teaching at SFU in fall 2021 will involve primarily in-person instruction, with approximately 70 to 80 per cent of classes in person/on campus, with safety plans in place.  Whether your course will be in-person or through remote methods will be clearly identified in the schedule of classes.  You will also know at enrollment whether remote course components will be “live” (synchronous) or at your own pace (asynchronous).

Enrolling in a course acknowledges that you are able to attend in whatever format is required.  You should not enroll in a course that is in-person if you are not able to return to campus, and should be aware that remote study may entail different modes of learning, interaction with your instructor, and ways of getting feedback on your work than may be the case for in-person classes.

Students with hidden or visible disabilities who may need class or exam accommodations, including in the context of remote learning, are advised to register with the SFU Centre for Accessible Learning (caladmin@sfu.ca or 778-782-3112) as early as possible in order to prepare for the fall 2021 term.