**Class Syllabus
**

Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:30 - 11:20 a.m., CL431

Labs: Thursday, 8:30-9:45 a.m., 10:00-11:15 a.m., and 11:30 a.m.-12:45
p.m., CL109

**Text**:

- Paul Gingrich,
*Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences*, Parts I and II

- Class handouts

Notes and problem sets for Social Studies 201 for the Fall 2006 semester are available from this web site. These materials are intended primarily for students in Social Studies 201 the University of Regina during the Fall semester of 2006. Others are free to use these materials, but please give appropriate credit if you do so. I apologize for any error or misinterpretations. Remember that these are notes for classes and are not finished products.

The web site will be updated weekly during the semester. Please provide suggestions and address any problems to the class instructor Paul Gingrich.

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**Class Notes**:

December 4 -- Review for final examination |

December 1 -- Chi-square test for independence |

November 29 -- Hypothesis test for a proportion |

November 27 -- Examples of and issues in hypothesis testing |

November 24 -- Introduction to hypothesis testing |

November 22 -- Estimation of a proportion |

November 20 -- Sample size for estimation of a mean |

November 10 -- Introduction to estimation |

November 8 -- Sampling distributions |

October 25-27 -- Introduction to probability |

October 23 -- SD for percentage disributions, CRV, and conclusion to variation |

October 18 -- SD for grouped data |

October 11 -- SD for ungrouped data |

October 4 -- Percentiles |

October 2 -- Median for grouped data |

September 29 -- Mean as a measure of centrality |

September 27 -- Introduction to measures of centrality |

September 25 -- Histograms |

September 22 -- Organizing and presenting data |

September 20 -- Stem-and-leaf display |

September 18-20 -- Types of variables |

September 13-15 -- Production of data |

Handout on sampling error and Labour Force Survey -- Sept. 13 |

September 11 -- Introductory notes |

**Problem Sets and Answers**:

Optional Problem Set -- Due December 13 |

Answers to Problem Set 5 |

Problem Set 5 -- Due December 4 |

Answers to Problem Set 4 |

Problem Set 4 -- Due November 15 |

Answers to Problem Set 3 |

Problem Set 3 -- Due October 30 |

Answers to Problem Set 2 |

Problem Set 2 -- Due October 6 or 11, 2006 |

Answers to Problem Set 1 |

Problem Set 1 -- Due September 25, 2006 |

**Labs**:

Answers to Computer Problem Set 1 | |

Computer Problem Set 1 -- Due October 16, 2006 | |

Introduction to labs | |

List of variables in SSAE98.SAV | |

**Examinations**:

Final examination -- December 13, 2006 | |

Second midterm examination -- November 17, 2006 | |

First midterm examination -- October 13, 2006 |

If you have any comments or questions please contact:

Paul Gingrich,
Professor

Department of Sociology and Social Studies

University of Regina, CL217

(306) 585-4196

paul.gingrich@uregina.ca

This page was last edited on January 3, 2007