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Leaving Certificate Maths Inferential Statistics Webinars 16.11.2023

This four-week webinar on Thursday 16th, 23rd, 30th November & 7th December suitable for Teachers of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths will cover the following:
Session 1
• 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

Session 2
• 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

Session 3
• Hypothesis Tests
• Exam Questions

Session 4
• 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

Dates: Thursday 16th, 23rd, 30th November & 7th December 2023
Time: 7-8pm
Facilitator: Seán Murphy. Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering from UCC and a Masters in Electronic Systems from DCU. I also worked for 6 years as an Electronic Engineer with Parthus/Ceva in Dublin. I have many years of experience in computer hardware and coding from my academic and work backgrounds.
I changed career to teaching after completing the Hdip in Education in NUIG in 2006 and I have been teaching Maths, Physics and Applied Maths to Leaving Cert Honours level for the last 13 years in CBS Ennistymon, Co. Clare.


Course Properties

Course date 16-11-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date 07-12-2023 8:00 pm
Cut off date 23-11-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location ZOOM online

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