Fall 2021 STA 2000

@ Baruch College (CUNY)

STA 2000 Sections CTRB and ETRA are online in Fall 2021, and will have both synchronous and asynchronous class components.

Synchronous classes:

  • meet over Zoom according to the schedule below. The days are the same for both classes. The times are as follows:

  • CTRB Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:45AM - 12:00 PM

  • ETRA Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30 - 3:45 PM

  • You may attend at either time, or even both. However, you must take your Blackboard exams with your own class.

Office hours:

  • will be held in the Zoomiverse. Email me to schedule a meeting.

  • Contact Professor Linda W. Friedman: Linda.Friedman@baruch.cuny.edu OR Prof.Friedman@gmail.com

  • There will probably be some days/times when I am in my office in school. I'll let you know for those who prefer a face-to-face experience.

WEEK - BY - WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

WEEK / TOPIC

SYNCHRONOUS CLASSES

HOMEWORK

Before class, visit the Lectures page for class notes in pdf format, narrated slides, and videos. Then do the Homework assigned.

Section CTRB: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Section ETRA: 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Homework is due by week, not by date / time. All work for this course may be found on Blackboard under Assignments.

August 25 - First Day of Classes at Baruch

Week 1

Intro to Business Statistics

Thursday August 26 Zoom Class: Getting Started

Tuesday August 31 Zoom Class: All About Data

HW: Email me (See Bb)
Bb: Post your Intro to Our Class Blog

Week 2

Descriptive Statistics

Thursday September 2: No class meeting.
Catch up on your asynchronous work with the prepared Lectures

HW: Measuring Data

September 6 - Baruch College Closed
September
3- 8: No Classes at Baruch College

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Thursday Sep 9 Zoom Class: Problem session

Bb: Begin work on Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion2) DUE Week 7

Week 3

Descriptive Statistics (continued)

Tuesday Sep 14 Zoom Class: Problem session

HW: Descriptive Stats

September 15- 16: No Classes at Baruch College


Tuesday Sep 21: No class meeting.
Catch up on your asynchronous work with the prepared Lectures


Week 4

Descriptive Statistics (continued)

Thursday Sep 23 Zoom Class: Overview of topic and problem session

Tuesday Sep 21: No class meeting.
Catch up on your asynchronous work with the prepared Lectures

HW: Descriptive Stats II
(2-variable)

Week 5

Study for the Quiz

Thursday Sep 30 Zoom Class: Exam Review

Tuesday October 5: Exam #1 (Quiz) on Blackboard

Exam will cover Introduction, Descriptive Statistics


Week 6

Probability Distributions
Binomial Distribution
Normal Distribution

Thursday Oct 7 Zoom Class: Problem Session

Tuesday Oct 12 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: Probability

October 11: Baruch College Closed

Week 7

Normal Distribution
Sampling Distributions

Thursday Oct 14 Zoom Class: Problem Session

Tuesday Oct 19 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: Expected Value
HW: Binomial Distribution
Bb: Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion2)

Week 8

Study for Exam #2
Begin Statistical Inference (asynchronous)

Thursday Oct 21 Zoom Class: Exam Review

Tuesday October 26: Exam #2 on Blackboard

Exam will cover Probability and Probability Distributions

HW: Normal Distribution
HW: Sampling Distributions

Week 9

Intro to Statistical Inference, Z tests

Thursday Oct 28: No class meeting.
Catch up on your asynchronous work with the prepared Lectures

Tuesday Nov 2 Zoom Class: Problem Session


Week 10

Student's t distribution
Inferences about Proportions

Thursday Nov 4: No class meeting.
Catch up on your asynchronous work with the prepared Lectures

Tuesday Nov 9 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: One-sample Z tests

Week 11

Sample Size Determination
Study for Exam #3

Thursday Nov 11 Zoom Class: Exam Review

Tuesday November 16: Exam #3 on Blackboard

Exam will cover one-sample statistical inference

HW: One-sample t tests
HW: Inferences about Proportions

Week 12

Two-sample Tests

Thursday Nov 23: No class meeting.
Catch up on your asynchronous work with the prepared Lectures

Tuesday Nov 24 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: Two-sample tests (I,II,III)

BARUCH THANKSGIVING RECESS Nov 25-28

Week 13

Correlation & Regression

Tuesday Nov 30 Zoom Class: Problem Session

Thursday Dec 2 Zoom Class: Review for Exam #4

HW: Correlation
HW: Regression

No homework of any kind accepted after December 5

Week 14

Study for the Comprehensive Final Exam [all topics]. If you do well on Exams 1-4 you may be exempt from the final.

Tuesday Dec 7: Exam #4 on Blackboard

Exam will cover Two-sample tests, correlation, regression

Thursday Dec 9 Zoom Class: Final Exam Q&A

BARUCH FINAL EXAM PERIOD Dec 15-21

FINAL EXAM

Date and time as per the College's final exam schedule

Comprehensive FINAL EXAM on Blackboard

1 Also see the Baruch College FALL 2021 academic calendar

2 Late Discussion posts will not be graded. No exceptions here.