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Inferential Statistics Online Course: Series of 4 Sessions

DATE: 4 Classes, 1 hour each onThursdays, 25 February and 4, 11 and 18 March 2021

TIME: 7pm to 8pm

VENUE: Zoom Meeting

This is a collaboration between Clare Education Centre, Limerick Education Centre and the Clare Limerick branch of the IMTA (Irish Maths Teachers Association).

Target audience: Teachers of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths.

Class 1: Thursday, 25 February @ 7p.m.

- Review of Mean / Standard Deviation / Normal Distribution
- Standard Normal Distribution (Z-Distribution) / Z-Scores
- Tables P36/37 - Probabilities for Standard Normal Distribution
- Terminology – Sample /Population / Statistic / Parameter

Class 2: Thursday, 4 March @ 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: Thursday, 11 March @ 7p.m.

- Hypothesis Tests
- Exam Questions

Class 4: Thursday, 18 March @ 7p.m.

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

Learning Outcomes

- Understand normal distribution and standard normal distribution
- 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

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Course Properties

Course Date |
25-02-2021 7:00 pm |

Course End Date |
18-03-2021 8:00 pm |

Capacity |
30 |

Individual Price |
€10.00 |

Speaker |
Sean Murphy |

Select Hours |
4 |

Location |
Online |