The following matrix contains the expected progression of the course during the Fall 2003 term.
STATISTICS LII(Librarian's Index to the Internet) FedStats CensusBureau
UNICEF STATUSA SAMHSA UKNationalStatistics What Happens to your data online? DepartmentOfLabor
TutorialsForDataMiners GlobalEdge ChinaStats NSFSRS DukeLinksPage
Week  Date  Class Topic  Exercises/ Problems/Comments 
M  See assignments in Plan of Week  
1  9/2  W Introductions, Kickoff and Section 1.1 Getting Started (See Plan of Week)  
9/4  F Section 1.2 Random Samples  Quiz2  
9/8  M Section 2.1 Bar Graphs, Circle Graphs, and Time Plots (See Plan of Week)  9/11 Last day to add a class
See assignments in Plan of Week 

2  9/10  W Section 2.2 Frequency Distributions and Histograms  
9/12  F Section 2.3 StemandLeaf Displays  Superbowls QUIZ  
9/15  M Section 3.1 Measures of Central Tendency: Mode, Median, and Mean (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
3  9/17  W Section 3.2 Measures of Variation  
9/19  F Section 3.3 Percentiles & Box and Whisker Plots ISABEL VACATION  QUIZ  
9/22  M Section 4.1 Introduction to Paired Data and Scattergrams (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
4  9/24  W Section 4.2 Linear Regression  
9/26  F TEXT on Chapters 1 to 3  
9/29  M Section 4.3 The Linear Correlation Coefficient (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
5  10/1  W Section 5.1 What is Probability?  
10/3  F Section 5.2 Some Probability Rules and Compound Events — Part 1  QUIZ  
10/6  M Section 5.2 (Continued) (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
6  10/8  W MidTerm Examination  
10/10  F Section 5.3 Trees and Counting Techniques — Part 1  
10/13  M Fall Holiday (See Plan of Week)  Fall Holiday 10/1314  
7  10/15  W Section 5.3 Trees and Counting Techniques (Continued) (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week 
10/17  F Section 6.1 Introduction to Random Variables and Probability Distributions  MidTerm Grades Due QUIZ  
10/20  M Section 6.2 Binomial Probabilities (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
8  10/22  W Section 6.3 Additional Properties of the Binomial Distribution  
10/24  F Section 7.1 Graphs of Normal Distribution — Part 1 STATISTICS PROBLEM STATEMENT DUE  just a brief description  Last day to withdraw QUIZ  
10/27  M Section 7.1 Graphs of Normal Distribution (Continued) (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
9  10/29  W Section 7.2 Standard Units and Areas Under the Standard Normal Distribution—Part 1  
10/31  F TEST  
11/3  M Section 7.2 (Continued) (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
10  11/5  W Section 7.3 Areas Under Any Normal Curve  
11/7  F Section 7.4 Normal Approximation to Binomial Distribution  11/8 Family Weekend QUIZ  
11/10  M Section 8.1 Sampling Distributions (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
11  11/12  W Section 8.2 The Central Limit Theorem  
11/14  F Section 8.3 Class Project Illustrating the Central Limit Theorem  QUIZ  
11/17  M Section 9.1 Estimating the Mean with Large Samples (See Plan of Week)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
12  11/19  W Section 9.2 Estimating the Mean with Small Samples  
11/21  F TEST (Chapter 7 to Chapter 9.2)  
11/24  M Section 9.3 Estimating p in the Binomial Distribution and Section 9.4 Choosing the Sample Size(See Plan of Week)(TURN IN STATISTICS PROJECT)  See assignments in Plan of Week  
13  11/26  W Thanksgiving Recess  
11/28  F Thanksgiving Recess  
12/1  M Section 10.1 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing and Section 10.2 Tests Involving the Mean See Plan of Week)  Presentation Selection (4 Lucky Winners or :) Volunteers)  
14  12/3  W Section 10.3 The P Value in Hypothesis Testing and Section 10.4 Tests Involving the Mean (Small Samples)  
12/5  F Section 10.5 Tests Involving a Proportion  QUIZ  
12/8  M (See Plan of Week)  Possible Presentations  
15  12/10  W Survey of Material We Didn't Get To Chapters 11 and 12 (an opportunity for selfstudy)  Last Day of Class 
12/12  Final Exams Dec 11th or Dec 12th  
12/15  
16  12/17  