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TMCC
COURSE ASSESSMENT REPORT (CAR)
Revised 09/06/2012
Course Prefix, Number and Title: ECON 262-Principles of Statistics II
Submitted by: Steven M. Streeper
Contributing Faculty: Diana McCoy
Assessment Semester: Fall D Spring 181
Complete and electronically submit your assessment report to your Department Chair/Coordinator/Director. As needed, please attach supporting documents and/or
a narrative description of the assessment activities in your course.
Course Outcomes
In the boxes below, summarize
the outcomes assessed in your
course during the year.
Outcome#I
Students will analyze sample
data that is subject to random
variation, using it to make
populations. Specifically, they
will perform, interpret and
explain point estimation,
confidence interval estimation
and hypothesis testing with 1, 2
and more than 2 populations.
Outcome# 2
Students will demonstrate
analytical skills that enable one
to grasp complexities in order to
see relationships, similarities and
differences between ideas.
Specifically, they will determine
the appropriate hypothesis test
and/or confidence interval
estimate to solve word problems
dealin~ with practical issues such
Assessment Measures
Assessment Results
Use of Results
Effect on Course
In the boxes below, summarize
the methods used to assess course
outcomes during the last year.
In the boxes below, summarize
activities during the last year.
In the boxes below, summarize
how you are or how you plan to
use the results to improve student
learning.
Based on the results of this
assessment, will you revise your
summarize how and why in the
boxes below:
Pre and Post tests are
together in the computer lab to
complete pre-test component and
then are post-tested in an
examination.
Comparison of the pre vs. post
test showed improvement by
about 4 to 5 percentage points
per student and substantial
reduction in standard deviation of
performance.
The assessment results and the
high rate of retention show that
we are achieving this outcome.
Detailed weekly homework
problems and two in class
examinations during semester are
effective in this course. Students
benefit from study groups, class
participation using calculators
and computer lab work.
Pre and Post tests are
assignments in study groups to
complete the pre-test component
and then are post-tested in an inclass examination.
Comparison of the pre and post
tests show improvement. Pre-test
results show students struggling
with concept. Post-test showed
All students recorded scores
above 70%.
The assessment results and the
high rate of retention in this
course show that we are
achieving our objective.
Detailed weekly homework
problems and two in-class
examinations during semester are
effective in this course. Students
benefit from study groups, group
projects and computer lab work.
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TMCC
COURSE ASSESSMENT REPORT (CAR)
Course Prefix, Number and Title: ECON 262-Principles of Statistics II
Submitted by: Steven M. Streeper
Contributing Faculty: Diana McCoy
Course Outcomes
Assessment Measures
Assessment Results
Use of Results
Effect on Course
as quality control, random
governmental policies.
Oukome#J
Students will demonstrate the use
of information literacy and
research skills by finding,
analyzing and using information
from observations, experiments
and surveys.
Students are given a task list and
a structured research plan.
Students are monitored during
the development of the project
including individual sessions to
review progress.
Student projects are graded on a
All passing students
demonstrated competency and
completed the project at 80% or
above proficiency.
The assessment results and the
high rate of retention show that
we are achieving this outcome.
The duration and intensive work
on the project is effective in
developing th is statistical and
research skills. Students benefit
from collaborative efforts and
instructor involvement with the
project.
Please enter your name and date below to confirm you have reviewed this report:
Title
Name
Date
Department Chair/Coordinator/Director
6/ 18/201 3
Dean