AP Statistics (Sem 1)

Course Description:

This course offers a combination of assessment and instruction in an online environment containing but not limited to the areas of exploring data, sampling and experimentation by planning and conducting studies, anticipating patterns using probability and simulation, and using statistical inference to analyze data and draw conclusions.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a deep understanding of the concepts of statistics to prepare them for the AP Exam and for future higher education statistics courses. Because this course is presented in an online format, the pace and schedule vary from student to student, and no additional topics are presented past the exam time. The suggested pace is 18 weeks per semester (two semesters total), but students are allowed to accelerate their pace provided learning standards are met and proficiency in the content is demonstrated.

All instruction is provided for the students, with feedback given for every exam, on which students are required to show work or give reasons to support statements to achieve statistical proficiency. The teacher is also available at least five days a week for one-on-one support and help for the students, in addition to holding online collaborative lessons and conducting Discussion-Based Assessments with students. Learning is assessed via traditional quizzes and tests, graded free-response essay questions, investigative projects, collaboration with peers, and oral one-on-one evaluations with the instructor.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): AP Statistics (Sem 1)
Course Title (NCES SCED) : AP Statistics
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Florida Virtual School
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : AP, NCAA
Ailgnment Document : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1dWt8z-KYOto81HAQZr6ns-xgyUuFt4_d
Academic Terms : Semester
NCES SCED Code :
Subject Area : Mathematics
Course Identifier : AP Statistics
Course Level : (E) Enriched or Advanced
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://slp.michiganvirtual.org/
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with your school after submitting a registration request.

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Additional Course Information:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

Classify variables

Describe and display data

Measure position of statistics within a data set

Describe data relative to a normal distribution

Calculate relevant statistics with a graphing calculator

Use scatter plots and correlation coefficients to quantify correlations between bivariate data

Find least-squares regression lines using a graphing calculator

Calculate residuals and interpret the meanings of slopes and y-intercepts in order to make predictions

Identify exponential, logarithmic, and power transformations of data

Decide whether a linear model fits a data set and which transformation model is appropriate

Identify whether real-world data collection scenarios are examples of simple random sampling

Identify subjects, treatments, and response variables in an experimental design and whether the design incorporates appropriate methods to introduce randomization in collecting data

Distinguish correlation from causation

Use rules of probability to solve problems, perform simulations, and model random behavior in real-world contexts

Classify probability distributions as discrete or continuous

Calculate expected values and use them to solve problems

Analyze the effects of linear transformations on the mean and variance

Describe, calculate, and graph distributions of a binomial random variable and a geometric random variable

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards


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Review Conducted By : Michigan Virtual
Date of Review : 03/19/2018

Module 1: Exploring Data

Module 2: Exploring Relationships

Module 3: Collecting Data

Module 4: Probability and Random Variables

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use email or the private message system within the Student Learning Portal to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance. Students will also receive feedback on their work inside the learning management system. The Instructor Info area of their course may describe additional communication options.

Students will require a computer device with headphones, a microphone, webcam, up-to-date Chrome Web Browser, and access to YouTube.