Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 - 9:20 a.m., CL232

Labs: Tuesday, 8:30-9:45 a.m. and 10:00-11:15 a.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 Winter 2005 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 2005. 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**
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**Class Notes**:

April 13 -- Review |

April 8 -- Chi-square test for independence |

April 6 -- Test of a proportion -- large sample size |

April 4 -- Test of a mean -- small sample size |

April 1 -- Issues in hypothesis testing |

March 31 -- Examples of hypothesis tests for a mean |

March 28 -- Introduction to hypothesis testing |

March 23 -- Estimate of a proportion and sample size |

March 21 -- Sample size for estimate of a mean |

March 18 -- t-distribution. Estimate of a mean, small n |

March 11-14 -- Introduction to Estimation |

March 7-9 -- Sampling distributions |

February 16 -- Introduction to Probability |

February 14 -- Percentage distributions and CRV |

February 9 -- Standard deviation for grouped data |

February 7 -- Standard deviation for ungrouped data |

February 4 -- Interquartile range |

January 28 -- Introduction to measures of variation |

January 28 -- Percentiles |

January 26 -- Median for grouped data |

January 24 -- Mean |

January 21 -- Introduction to measures of centrality |

January 19 -- Histograms |

January 17 -- Presenting data |

January 14 -- Stem-and-leaf display |

January 14 -- Measurement of variables |

January 10-12 -- Production of data |

Sampling error and labour force survey update |

January 7 -- Introductory notes |

**Problem Sets and Answers**:

**Labs**:

Answers to Computer Problem Set 1 | |

Computer Problem Set 1 | |

Introduction to labs | |

List of variables in SSAE98.SAV | |

**Examinations**:

First midterm -- February 2 | |

Second midterm -- March 16 | |

Final examination -- April 18 |

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 April 18, 2005.