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LC23-81A Inferential Statistics Maths Course for Teachers of Leaving Cert Classes (HL) Session 2

LC23-81A Inferential Statistics Maths Course for Teachers of Leaving Cert Classes (HL) Session 2

Class 1 Wednesday September 13th 7p.m.

  • Binomial Distribution / Normal Distribution
  • Standard Normal Distribution (Z-Distribution) / Empirical Rule / Z-Scores
  • Tables P36/37 - Probabilities for Standard Normal Distribution
  • Terminology – Sample /Population / Statistic / Parameter

Class 2 Wednesday September 20th 7p.m.

  • The Central Limit Theorem and Distribution of Sample Means
  • Excel Simulation of Sample and Population mean for Normal Distribution
  • Calculating Z-Score for Distribution of Sample Means
  • Margin of Error / Confidence Interval for Mean / Level of Significance / P-Value
  • Exam Questions

Class 3 Wednesday September 27th 7p.m.

  • Hypothesis Tests
  • Exam Questions

Class 4 Wednesday October 4th 7p.m.

  • Sample and Population Proportion
  • Confidence Interval for Proportion / Level of Significance
  • Margin of Error Approximation
  • Exam Questions

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand normal distribution, standard normal distribution and the empirical rule
  • Be able to calculate z-scores and use tables to work out associated probabilities
  • Be familiar with the language and terminology used in inferential statistics
  • Understand the significance of the central limit theorem
  • Understand how to work out confidence intervals for sample means
  • Understand how to work out confidence intervals for sample proportions
  • Understand hypothesis tests
  • Understand p-values and level of significance
  • Develop clear methods for answering the different types of exam question

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 20-09-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 20-09-2023 8:00 pm
Fee Free
Number Hours 4
Location Online Course

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