MATH 7143T Probability and Statistics for Childhood Teachers

45 hours; 3 credits

Set and graphical representations, counting principle, sample spaces and probability. Measures of central tendency and variability, binomial and normal distributions. Applications to sampling theory and testing of hypotheses; introduction to correlation and regression; applications to research in education. Use of graphing calculator and databases on the Internet for exploring probability and statistics. Connections to curriculum and pedagogy. This course may not be offered toward master of arts degrees in secondary education or in middle childhood education.

Prerequisite: A course in mathematics for elementary school teachers, or a mathematics course approved by the deputy chairperson.

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