Here is some important information about MAT177-321
- We will meet online Saturday mornings, 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM, using Blackboard Collaborate
- We will be using a free web/PDF book (INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS by Illowsky & Dean)
- You MUST create a WebAssign account to turn in homework
- The institution code is middlesex.mass
- The class key is – middlesex.mass 7687 9093
- There are 20 laptops available for 28 students, if you have a laptop or tablet, I suggest you bring it
- This is a Flipped Class
- You will be submitting your lecture notes weekly using any tool you want (ie Word, Google Docs, EverNote etc.)
- Your notes for Chapter 1 are due before the first class.
- Also there is an introductory discussion board
- The weighting system for your final grades has been determined by polling classes since 2013 and here are the results
Weekly Classwork & Attendance 10% Lecture Notes 13% Homework 26% Unit Tests & Projects 40% Final Project 11%
- You have a MCC email account, after this all correspondence from me will go there.
- Make sure you check it!
- The syllabus and schedule
- Notice that the notes for Chapter 1 & Introduction are due BEFORE the first class!
- You will need a Statistics Calculator (TI-83/84)
- You can also use any of the free sites listed in the calculator section
- WabbitEMU has a TI84 plus emulator for Android
- There is also a version for PC/MAC
- There are many apps available for iOS like But I am not sure how good they are