STAT 201 -- Summer 2003
Last updated August 8, 2003
Course Description and
Statistics for the Life Sciences (Stat 201)
- A general statistics course intended for a non-mathematical
audience and students who have NOT taken Stat 101, 102, 103, 203, 270,
301 or higher level statistics courses.
- Provides basic training in critical thinking via statistical
concepts and a statistician's way of understanding the world.
- Emphasis on problem formulation, interpretations, and
- Also see here.
Mind on Statistics, by Jessica Utts and Robert F. Heckard.
Grace Chiu, Ph.D.
(PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow)
Office: EAA 2030
Office hours: W 2:30-3:30pm; F 12:20-1:20pm
MWF 1:30-2:20pm in C 9001
Available from the Statistics Workshop. Click
here for the updated Workshop timetable.
Note: If you ever have concerns regarding TA help from the
Workshop (e.g. hours, competence, ...), you may forward them to the Lab
Instructor, Mr. Robin Insley.
(based on week's HW)
|I take your best 7
||Wed June 25
(closed book / notes)
|Thu August 7
- Lectures are recorded and available from the Library Reserves.
It is YOUR responsibility to catch up if you miss a
lecture. I do NOT keep class notes myself, so you won't be able
to borrow them from me!
- There are occasional computing exercises (quizzable) which
may be done in any of the following labs: Statistics Workshop, PC Assignment
Lab, various Macintosh Labs. Instructions will be available via the
- Marked quizzes must be picked up from the Statistics Workshop.
It is your responsibility to discuss them with the Workshop Instructor
or myself (during my office hours only).
- Marked midterms will be returned and discussed in class.
Department has a policy on privacy under which students who desire so
may have their homework / quizzes returned in some private way; if you
are such a student you should speak to me immediately.