17/1 Leaving Certificate Inferential Statistics Course - Sean Murphy - Sligo Education Centre

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Leaving Certificate Inferential Statistics Course
Teachers of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths.
Jan 17th
  • 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       
Jan 24th
  • 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         
Jan 31st
  • Hypothesis Tests
  • Exam Questions   
Feb 7th
  • 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
               
Sean Murphy has a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering from UCC, a Masters in Electronic Systems from DCU and a HDip in Education from NUIG. He has been teaching Maths, Physics and Applied Maths to Leaving Cert Honours level for the last 11 years in CBS Ennistymon, Co. Clare. He also teaches Junior Cycle Science and Coding. He has a website www.hardsums.ie where he shares teaching resources for these subjects with other teachers/students. From 2012 – 2015, he worked as a local facilitator for the Project Maths Development Team. He is also chairman of the Clare/Limerick branch of the IMTA (Irish Maths Teachers’ Association).
 

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Contact Us:
Email:info@ecsligo.ie
Web: www.ecsligo.ie
EIRCODE:F91 WFW9

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