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University of Regina
Department of Sociology and Social Studies

Social Studies 201 - Winter 2004

General Methods of Statistics

Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30 - 11:20, CL410

Labs: Tuesday 8:30-9:45, 10:00-11:15; Thursday 10:00-11:15, CL109


Notes and problem sets for Social Studies 201 for the Winter 2004 semester are available from this web site. These materials are intended primarily for students in Social Studies 201 the University of Regina during the Winter semester of 2004. 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.

Class Syllabus and Faculty of Arts Announcements

Class Notes:
January 5 -- Introductory Notes
January 7-9 -- Production of Data
Example of sampling error and labour force data
January 12 -- Measurement of Variables
January 14 -- Presenting Data and Stem-and-leaf Display
January 16 -- Histograms

Problem Sets and Answers:
Problem Set 1 and Globe and Mail article and Statistics Canada article
Answers to Problem Set 1
Problem Set 2 and Diagram
Answers to Problem Set 2
Computer Problem Set 1
Answers to Computer Problem Set 1
Problem Set 3
Answers to Problem Set 3
Problem Set 4
Answers to Problem Set 4
Problem Set 5
Answers to Problem Set 5
Optional Problem Set

First Midterm
Second Midterm
Final examination

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

This page was last edited on November 16, 2004.