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STAT 112 - Statistics and the Media

Class Session: Thursday, June 25, 1018 - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Instructor: Maureen Petkewich

Note: Restrict to NURS RNBSN Program. Students may use DLSS Test Proctoring Services. Students may elect to use ProcutorU (for a fee)


Course Description

Statistical and information literacy. Experimental and survey design; descriptive statistics; basic probability; simple confidence intervals and hypothesis tests; statistical software; collection, management, and evaluation of information; and presentation of statistics in the media. Credit given for only STAT 110 or STAT 112. Note: Overlay Course Carolina Core: ARP Carolina Core: INF


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of September 21, 2018, 9:02 pm (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.



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