Math 11, Calculus-Based Introductory Probability and Statistics, Winter 2017
Instructor: Jason Schweinsberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lectures: 3:00-3:50 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in the Ledden Auditorium.
Section B01 (8:00-8:50 AM on Tuesdays in Warren Lecture Hall, Room 2209), TA: Esther Wang (email@example.com)
Section B02 (2:00-2:50 PM on Tuesdays in Warren Lecture Hall, Room 2206), TA: Wanting Cui (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Section B03 (7:00-7:50 PM on Tuesdays in Center Hall, Room 217A), TA: Alex Reed (email@example.com)
Section B04 (8:00-8:50 PM on Tuesdays in Center Hall, Room 217A), TA: Alex Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Section B05 (7:00-7:50 PM on Tuesdays in Center Hall, Room 217B), TA: Shanyang Fang (email@example.com)
Section B06 (8:00-8:50 PM on Tuesdays in Center Hall, Room 217B), TA: Shanyang Fang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Head lab TA: Selene Xu (email@example.com).
Office hours and Supplemental Instruction
Jason Schweinsberg: Mondays 4:15-5:30 PM, Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 PM, and Thursdays 5:00-6:00 PM (in 6157 Applied Physics and Mathematics)
Esther Wang: Thursdays 1:00-2:00 PM (in 2331 Applied Physics and Mathematics)
Wanting Cui: Fridays 10:00-11:00 AM (in 2331 Applied Physics and Mathematics)
Alex Reed: Wednesdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, and Fridays 9:00-10:00 AM (in 2331 Applied Physics and Mathematics)
Shanyang Fang: Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (in 5801 Applied Physics and Mathematics)
Selene Xu: Fridays 1:00-3:00 PM (in B349 Applied Physics and Mathematics) [This office hour will not be held on February 3 or March 3 because there is no lab due those weeks.]
Supplemental Instruction sessions, run by an undergraduate student Juan Djuwadi, will be held on Mondays 2:00-3:00 PM (in Marshall College 102), Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 PM (in York Hall, Room 4060A), and Sundays 3:00-3:50 PM (in Center Hall, Room 316).
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Other sites of interest
Below are some links to web sites that may be of interest to Math 11 students. They are not directly related to the course, and viewing them is not required.
Here is a link to a USA Today article written by a doctor, "Statistics might be the most important class you take in college".
Here is a link to a website discussing misuse of statistics in the medical literature.
Here is a link to an article discussing how Florence Nightingale used statistics to help improve the conditions in hospitals during the Crimean War.
Here is a link to an article describing how statistics are being used to help UC students graduate on time.
Here is a link to the website "Understanding Uncertainty" which is devoted to helping people understand randomness and risk.
Here is a link to the website FiveThirtyEight, which examines current events (especially politics and sports) from a data-oriented perspective.
Below are some examples of creative data visualization which may be of interest:
- Here is a link to a short lecture by Hans Rosling, which is well known for its effective presentation of data on global poverty. The display that begins 4 minutes into the lecture has become particularly famous.
- Here is a Youtube video demonstrating world population growth over time.
- Here is a picture illustrating the careers chosen by UCSD alumni with different majors.
- Here is a data visualization gallery prepared by the US Census Bureau.