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MAT 312: Probability and Statistics for Middle School Teachers

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Author:Roger Day; Mathematics Department, Illinois State University
Description: A course with the objectives of developing greater skill and understanding of: statistics, as you collect, organize, display, and analyze data, generate and use statistical information to support or challenge a position; probability, as you distinguish between theoretical and empirical probability, develop strategies to calculate the number of possible outcomes for various events, determine probabilities by acting out, simulating, and representing various events, explore properties of probability distributions; the relationships between probability and statistics, as you make inferences about populations; and teaching and learning probability and statistics, as you explore various approaches to teaching and learning probability and statistics, become more aware of resources available for teaching and learning probability and statistics. Syllabus, problem sets and long-term assignments such as new teacher resources reports, tests and quizzes and their solutions, course notes, and more.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Courses
Math Topics: Probability/Statistics, Data Sets, Probability, Statistics
Math Ed Topics: Pre-Service

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