Lesson Plans

Instructional packages for teaching statistical concepts and tools. Lesson plans include instructor notes, exercises, answer keys, and data sets.

Describing Data Graphically

Explore data using important graphical summaries, including dotplots, histograms, and stem-and-leafplots.

Describing Data Numerically

Describe a data set using measures of center and spread, including the mean, median, mode, standard deviation, etc.

Sampling

Consider attributes of populations versus samples and sampling bias, and learn how to create simple random samples and stratified samples.

Sampling Distribution of Xbar

Describe a data set using measures of center and spread, including the mean, median, mode, range, variance, and standard deviation.

Boxplot

Generate and interpret the five-number summary statistics and boxplots to assess skewness and outliers.

Normal Distribution

Explore properties of the normal distribution, calculate z-scores & probabilities using a normal probability table & Minitab.

Mean Hypothesis Testing for Large Samples

Discuss the fundamentals of hypothesis testing, & learn how to conduct and interpret the results of hypothesis tests.

Mean Confidence Intervals for Large Samples

Construct confidence intervals and learn how to correctly interpret them using simulated samples.