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Course Leader: Hj. Ahmad Zawawi bin Abdullah Email:

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Course Title: Introduction to Statistical Analysis Course Code: ESB4154 Status: Degree Credit Value: 4

Semester: September Year: 2011 Course Plan Version: Final Amendment Date: 16/09/2011

INTRODUCTION: The course is designed to include basic topics deemed crucial for problem formulation and understanding of the foundations of statistical thinking and reasoning. The concepts of statistical analysis will be stressed. The course will place an emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills. To aid in the analysis of data, extensive and intelligent use will be made of the computer where virtually every assignment involving the computer in some fashion. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: The main objective of this course is 1. To provide students with important statistical concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics. 2. To expose students to the statistical techniques such as basic numerical techniques used in describing and summarizing important characteristics or features of a set of data. 3. To enable students to understand the elementary concepts of probability, random variables, continuous probability distributions, random sampling and sampling distributions, statistical inferences, and regression analysis and correlation analysis. 4. To enable students to interpret statistical reports. 5. To foster personal growth of students through critical thinking, use of technology, collaborative works and development of communication skills. LEARNING OUTCOME: Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: 1. describe and explain the basic statistical concepts and its various uses and interpretations; 2. interpret available data logically and making appropriate decisions in a contextual framework; 3. demonstrate related statistical computation and apply appropriate statistical methods to draw and summarized research data; and 4. interpret results of statistical analysis and report that results accordingly. COURSE TOPICS: 1. Introduction to Statistics: Definitions of Statistics, Parameter, Statistic, Population, Sample, Definition of Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, Probability Theory. Summation Notation. Types of data. 2. Graphical Descriptions of Data: Stem and Leaf Displays, Histograms, Box Plots, Bivariate Relationships. 3. Numerical Descriptive Measures: Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode, Weighted mean. Measures of Variability: Range, Variance, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of Variation. Measures of Relative Standing: Quartiles, Percentiles. 4. Probability: Events, Sample Space, Event Operations, Probability Functions, Conditional Probability, Statistical Independence, Random Sampling. 5. Discrete Probability Distribution: Types of Random Variables, Probability Distribution Function of a Discrete Random Variable, Mean and Variance, Expectations, Bernoulli Processes, Binomial

Stanley (1970). Elementary Statistics. Students are advised to take note that class attendance is very important. Freund & Benjamin M. Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences. 6. Thomson Learning. Inferences on the Difference Between Two Population Means under Independent Sampling. Fifth Edition. Ninth Edition. Gene V Glass & Julian C. Donald H. Wallnau (2005). Frederick J Gravetter & Larry B. Statistical Methods in Education and Psychology . 7. (2000). Prentice Hall Inc. Determining the Sample Size. Sampling Distribution of the Difference Between Two Independent Statistics. Sampling Distributions: Random Sampling. Inferences on the Error Variance. 6 edition. & Smidt. Assessing the Usefulness of the Model. Uniform Distribution. Confidence Intervals. TEXT BOOKS: 1. Sums of Squares. Ajit C. COURSE POLICY/ATTENDANCE POLICY Students are required to abide by the university’s Academic Regulation pertaining to all matters during their course of study. Completely Randomized Design. Inferences on the Difference Between Two Population Proportions. 9. Elementary Principles of Design of Experiments. Among. Prediction. Sanders. (2000). COURSE ASSESSMENT: Character/Attendance: Coursework (Quizzes/Class Assignment): Mid Semester Test: Final Examination: Total: 5% 15% 20% 60% 100% STUDY GUIDE (UNIRAZAK PINTAR CAMPUS SECTION 2) THURSDAY 11:00 – 12:00 VENUE: TR42 TUESDAY 11:30 – 1:30 & . Inferences on the Intercept and Slope. Mario F.and Within-Treatments Sums of Squares. Continuous Probability Distribution: Probability Density Function. Finite Population Correction Factor. Dangers in Extrapolating Outside the Observed Range. Approximating a Hyper geometric Distribution with a Binomial Distribution. Central Limit Theorem. Dorothy D. Robert Johnson & Patricia Kuby (2004). Perles (2007). 8. Tests of Hypotheses. Pearson Education. Ajit C. Inferences on Treatment Contrasts. Sampling With and Without Replacement. F Distribution. ADDITIONAL READINGS: 1. Triola (2006). John E. Tamhane. McGraw Hill. Mean and Variance of the Sample Mean. Normal Distribution. Elementary Statistics. Analysis-of-Variance Table. Paired Difference Experiments. Prentice-Hall. Pearson Education. Main and Interaction Effects. Tenth Edition. 10. Mean of the Sample Variance. Triangular Distribution. 2. Sampling Distribution. & Dunlop. Coefficients of Correlation and Determination.Distribution. Tests of Hypotheses: Student's t Distribution. One-Way Analysis of Variance: Definition of Analysis-of-Variance Models. Types of Analysis-ofVariance Models. The Least-Squares Principle. th 4. Simple Linear Regression: Assumptions. 6. Inferences on a Population Mean. Statistics: A First Course. Thomson Learning. Balanced and Unbalanced Designs. Statistics and Data Analysis: From Elementary to Intermediate. Inferences on a Population Proportion. 3. Sampling With or Without Replacement from a Finite or Infinite Population. 5. Robert K. Hyper geometric Distribution. Prediction Bands. Modern Elementary Statistics. Unbiasedness.

One-Way Analysis of Variance 10. One-Way Analysis of Variance (cont.m. Test of Hypotheses 9. Probability 5.m.) REVISION WEEK Wednesday 1101-12 09:00 a.DATE 20 & 22 SEP 27 & 29 SEP 04 & 06 OCT 11 & 13 OCT 18 & 20 OCT 25 & 27 OCT 01 & 03 NOV 07 – 13 NOV 15 & 17 NOV 22 & 24 NOV 29 & 01 DEC 06 & 08 DEC 13 & 15 DEC 20 & 22 DEC 27 & 29 DEC 11 JAN 2012 16 JAN – 12 FEB’12 WEEK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 METHOD TOPICS 1. Continuous Probability Distribution MID SEMESTER BREAK ASSIGNMENT / QUIZ/ EXAMINATION Assignment Posted Exercise 1 Exercise 2 DEADLINES/ REMARKS FTF FTF FTF FTF FTF FTF FTF Exercise 3 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 FTF FTF FTF FTF FTF FTF FTF MID SEMESTER TEST 7. Introduction to Statistics 2. Graphical Description of Data 3.) 4. Exercise 4 Assignment Due Topic 1 to 6 FINAL EXAMINATION Final Exam: Topic 1 to 10 SEMESTER HOLIDAYS . – 12:00 p. Numerical Descriptive Measures (cont. Sampling Distributions 8. Simple Linear Regression 10. Discrete Probability Distribution 6. Numerical Descriptive Measures 3.