Moodle, Syllabus


Week #




May 13

Do this Pre-Course Assignment Course (after getting my "Welcome" email).

Introduction and Overview

Chapter 1: What is Statistics, Read entire chapter.
Chapter 2: Graphic Presentation, Read entire chapter.
Chapter 3: Numerical Measures, Read chapter, skip Geometric Mean.
Chapter 4: Exploring Data, Read chapter, skip Stem-and-Leaf Displays, and Contingency Tables

Tableau (Optional): What is Tableau? Access and installation.


May 20

Decision Analysis and Decision Trees. Supplemental Readings: Lind Ch20 (from 16 Ed.), Bertsimas Ch.1 §1-3

Tableau (Optional): Getting Started


May 27

Chapter 5: Probability, Read chapter, skip Contingency Tables, and Baye's Theorem.

Tableau (Optional): Replication of M&M Charts


June 3

Chapter 6: Discrete Distributions, Read chapter, skip Hypergeometric and Poisson Probability Distributions.

Tableau (Optional): Box Plots


June 10

Chapter 7: Continuous Distributions, Read chapter, skip Normal Approximation to the Binomial, and The Family of Exponential Distributions.

Tableau (Optional): Non-Excel visualizations


June 17

Chapter 8: Sampling Methods, Read entire chapter.

Chapter 9: Estimations and Confidence Intervals. Read chapter, skip Confidence Level for a Proportion, and Finite-Population Correction Factor.

Tableau (Optional): Clustered Charts



Exam 1, Weeks 1-5. This exam will be administered "online." It is available from 6/15 to 6/21. Let Dr. Jerz know if you need it a little earlier or later.


June 24

Chapter 10: One-Sample Tests, Read chapter, skip Tests Concerning Proportions, Type II Error.
Chapter 11: Two-Sample Tests, Read chapter, skip Two-Sample Tests about Proportions, Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis: Dependent Samples, and Comparing Dependent and Independent Samples.
Chapter 12: ANOVA, Chapter 12: Read from chapter beginning up to and including The ANOVA Test.

Tableau (Optional): Cleaning data and working with named ranges


July 1

Chapter 13: Regression and Correlation, Read chapter, skip Transforming Data.

Tableau (Optional): Scatter Diagrams


July 8

Chapter 14: Multiple Regression, Read chapter, skip Stepwise Regression.

Tableau (Optional): Regression Analysis


July 15

Optimizations and Simulation. Supplemental Redings: Heizer Chapter 19 Linear Programming, and Heizer Chapter 5 Simulation Modeling.

Tableau (Optional): Multiple Regression Analysis


July 22

Exam 2, Weeks 6-10. This exam will be administered "online." The exam will be available from 7/20 to 7/26.
Semester ends. All remaining work due by Friday, July 26,11:55 PM

Tableau (Optional): Sharing Your Visualizations