Spring 2021 STA 2000

@ Baruch College

NOTE: SPRING 2021 SEMESTER IS ONLINE.

Section ETA will have both synchronous and asynchronous class components.
Synchronous classes meet over Zoom on Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:45 PM.
Office hours in the Zoomiverse. Email me to schedule a meeting.
Contact Professor Linda W. Friedman: Linda.Friedman@baruch.cuny.edu OR Prof.Friedman@gmail.com

WEEK - BY - WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

WEEK / TOPIC

Before class:

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

SYNCHRONOUS CLASS

Tuesdays @ 2:30pm

HOMEWORK DUE

All work for this course may be found on Blackboard under Assignments .

Friday January 29th - First Day of Classes

Week 1

Topic: Intro to Business Statistics

Tuesday February 2
Zoom Class: Getting Started

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

Week 2

Topic: Descriptive Statistics

Tuesday February 9
Zoom Class : Overview of Topic
& Problem Session

HW: About Data

Friday February 12 - Baruch College Closed
Monday February 15- Baruch College Closed

Week 3

This week: Study for Exam #1 . Begin working on next week's Topic.

😒Tuesday February 16
Exam #1 (a quiz)
on Blackboard

Exam will cover Introduction, Descriptive Statistics

HW: Descriptive Stats

Week 4

Topic: Basic Probability

Tuesday February 23
Zoom Class: Overview of Topic
& Problem Session

Bb: Begin work on Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion3) DUE Week 8

Week 5

Topic: Probability Distributions, Normal Distribution

Tuesday March 2
Zoom Class: Overview of Topic
& Problem Session

HW: Probability

Week 6

Topic: Continue work on Normal Distribution; Sampling Distributions

Tuesday March 9
Zoom Class: Review for Exam #2

HW: Expected Value
HW: Normal Distribution

Week 7

This Week: Study for Exam #2, Begin working on the next Topic.

😒Tuesday March 16
Exam #2
on Blackboard

Exam will cover Probability thru Sampling Distributions

HW: Sampling Distributions

Week 8

Topic: Intro to Statistical Inference, Z tests

Tuesday March 23
Zoom Class: Overview of Topic
& Problem Session

Bb: Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion3)

Spring Recess March 27 - April 4

Week 9

Topic: Student's t distribution, Inferences about Proportions

Tuesday April 6
Zoom Class: Overview of Topic
& Problem Session

HW: One-sample Z tests

Week 10

Topic: Sample Size Determination, Study for Exam #3

Tuesday April 13
Zoom Class: Review for Exam #3

HW: One-sample t tests
HW: Proportions

Week 11

This Week: Study for Exam #3 Topic: Two-sample hypothesis tests

😒Tuesday April 20
Exam #3
on Blackboard

Exam will cover one-sample statistical inference

Continue lectures on Statistical Inference to complete the topic of two-sample hypothesis tests

Week 12

Topic: Correlation and Regression, Study for Exam #4

Tuesday April 27
Zoom Class: Review for Exam #4

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

Week 13

This Week: Study for Exam #4, Start reviewing for the final exam

😒Tuesday May 4
Exam #4
on Blackboard

Exam will cover two-sample tests, correlation, regression

HW: Correlation
HW: Regression

No homework of any kind accepted after May 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 May 11
Zoom Class: Review for Final Exam

BARUCH LAST DAY OF CLASSES Dec 9
BARUCH FINAL EXAM PERIOD Dec 14-20

Final Exam

DATE TBA @ 3:30-5:30 pm

FINAL EXAM
on Blackboard

Final exam is comprehensive

a la the Baruch College Final Exam Schedule

1) Also see the Baruch College Spring 2021 Academic Calendar.
3) Late Discussion posts will not be graded. No exceptions here.