Statistics: An Activity-Based Approach|
|Certificates: Applied Data Science, The Study of Education|
|Course Cluster: Data Analysis Minor, Education Studies Minor, Health Studies|
This course will introduce the concepts and methods used in the analysis of quantitative data in the behavioral and life sciences. The approach will emphasize activity-based learning. Lectures will be used for the initial presentation and wrap-up of topics, but most class time will be devoted to activities in which students perform analyses. The topics covered will include descriptive statistics, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, and regression.
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|Course Format: Laboratory Course||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CADS)(CIS)(DATA-MN)(EDST-MN)(NS&B)(PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Special Attributes: CQC|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Gravetter, J., Wallnau, L. B., & Forzano, L. B. (2018). Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (9th edition, unless a more recent one becomes available). Cengage Publishing.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Problem sets, written lab reports, tests, final exam, and final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who are considering PSYC or NS&B as a major must take this course graded. All sections of this course will satisfy the statistics requirement for the PSYC major and the methodological requirement for the NS&B major.
Students not admitted to the class during preregistration and adjustment will be admitted on the first day of class if seats become available (i.e., the class cannot exceed the 19-student limit). In this case, priority will be given to individuals on the electronic enrollment request list who are PSYC or NS&B majors and/or have previously unsuccessfully requested the course. Because the course often has a long enrollment request list and limited computers, please do not email the instructor directly.
|Instructor(s): Patalano,Andrea L. Times: ..T.R.. 08:50AM-10:10AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 19||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 7||FR: 12|