K300 | 3529 | O. Sporns

Introduction to statistics and statistical methods. This course will cover: nature of statistical data; ordering and manipulation of data; measures of central tendency and variability; elementary probability; concepts of statistical inference and decision; estimation and hypothesis testing; regression; correlation. Emphasis on applications to problems within the behavioral sciences. Office: Psychology 367; phone 855-2772 Office Hours: We/Fr 10:00011:30 Email: osporns@indiana.edu Required Text: Gravetter, F.J. and Wallnau, L.B. Statistics for the Behavorial Sciences, West Publishing Company, 5th edition, 1999. Format: Lecture, discussion is encouraged. Exams: Three in-class exams and one final. Graded homework assignments once per week. Grades will be based on a combination of exams, final exam and homework.