Maria Aronne
Professor of Mathematics
Montgomery College - Rockville Campus


MA 116 - Elements of Statistics

From the NY Times:
TECHNOLOGY   | August 06, 2009
For Today's Graduate, Just One Word: STATISTICS
By STEVE LOHR
With the explosion of digital data, statisticians can earn $125,000 in their first year after getting a doctorate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/06/technology/06stats.html?_r=2&emc=eta1

Education Pays

                                                                                        
MC-Fall 2008 Student Enrollment Profile
While the document primarily describes who our credit students are,
there are several pages of characteristics of year-2008 Workforce
Development and Continuing Education student body as well.




Pew Research Center
Gallup Polls
Nielsen Media Research

Syllabus



Homework (9th Ed)
Print

Homework (8th Ed.)

Read - Check it out after each class

Take Home
Due
Assignments

Who tutors Statistics in the Math Science Center?
Tutoring Schedule in the Math Science Center
Math Club Tutoring Sessions
Project Success Tutoring Sessions

Record of Attendance to Tutoring, Workshops  
(Print - Used to replace a low quiz  grade)  
Grade-Record Form  
(Print - Use it to keep track of  your grades)                        
Outcomes
Read

Our Books' Website - 8th Edition

Our Book's Website - 9th Edition
Optional Homework -
Select Chapter (in the Navigate by Chapter) - Click on Ace the Test -
Solve problems - Use the step-by-step option if necessary
Our Book's Power Point Presentations - 8th Edition

Our Book's Power Point Presentations - 9th Edition

(Use them to preview/review a chapter before/after we cover the material in class)
Annenberg Series - Against All Odds  
(GREAT Videos which are available in the Math Science Center)
Statistics Glossary
(Use as a reference)                                                                 

Notes  
I will let you know what to print

Theme Problems Read solutions
More examples 
Reviews, Study Guides      
Extra Practice -
Applets
We will explore in class
Calculator Help Optional
Explore if necessary
TI-83 Video Tutorials Optional
Great Videos - Please explore!!!

Class' Data - Student's work - Are they using appropriate graphs? - Any comments?
Spring 09
Fall 09
Student's Heights
Ethnicity
Ages
Ages - again