Professor Joanne Weinberg

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Syllabus for Math 114 -- Fall, 2002

The course requirements, relevant assignments and readings are outlined in the material that follows on this page.


Required Books:

Brase and Brase, Understandable Statistics, Concepts and Methods, Sixth Edition.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999.

This text is available at the College Bookstore as well as many on-line sites. You may buy books in person or have them shipped to your home. Contact the bookstore by phone, e-mail or in person. 


A Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-83Plus is required for this course.  A graph link is also recommended to transfer your calculator screen display to the computer screen.

Computer Needs:
    Pentium or equivalent computer
    Word-processing program (Word or RTF documents)
    Power Point or Power Point Reader 
     (The reader can be downloaded from the Web.)
    Internet access with Java Enhanced Browser

Learning Objectives:

A successful student must demonstrate

Course Policies:

This is a distance learning course.  Accordingly, participants have a great amount of flexibility in completing the course requirements.  Persons enrolled in this section must complete all course requirements as outlined on the Blackboard site.  The due dates, also listed on the Blackboard site, are firm; it is the responsibility of the course participant to schedule, complete and submit required course assignments on time.

Likewise, participants are responsible for their time scheduling to complete relevant readings from the text or web, associated exercises and  projects, and understand the appropriate use of the calculator.  Materials must be completed and submitted on time.  A final grade will be issued at the end of the semester on the date required by the College.

Grades :

Total your grades on tests, quizzes, projects, investigations, graded assignments, the final exam, and discussion participation.  
A  90 - 100% 
B  80 - 89% 
C  70 - 79% 
D  60 - 69%
F  below 60%

There will be 4 tests (100 points each), 5 quizzes (20 points each), projects, investigations and assignments (totally 230 points), the final exam ( 200 points), and discussion participation (70 points).