# Video Series: The High Stakes World of Statistics

There is a videotape series called "The High Stakes World of Statistics"
that can help with the concepts in this course. The series is produced by
*The Standard
Deviants* and is ©1998 Cerebellum Corporation.

The series presents statistics in an entertaining, high energy, simple to
understand method that will supplement and in some cases replace the
instructor's lecture. The videotape series will be on reserve in the LRC
under the instructor's name in case you miss a class or just want to watch
the videos to reinforce the material.

Realize that at certain times, the content on the video is wrong. The
instructor's comments should supersede anything the video says.

## Helpful Cards

The Standard Deviants website has copies of some resources available.
These include outlines of the material on the tapes and formula cards. You
may download
these cards from their website. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to
view the cards. As a warning, some of the formula cards don't display or
print properly. This is okay as you have a pull-out formula sheet in your
textbook and we won't be using formulas much anyway in this course.

## Content Breakdown

The videos cover the material in roughly the same order we will cover it
in class. Here is a guide to help you find the appropriate material for the
chapter we're covering.

Chapters |
Tape
# |
Start
Time |
End
Time |
Material Covered
(tied to outline from website) |

1 - 3 |
1 |
0:00 |
39:30 |
**I. Statistical Problems**: What is
statistics?, Statistical Problems;
**II. Organizing, Summarizing, and Displaying Data**: Graphical
Methods |

4 - 5 |
1 |
39:30 |
1:16:00 |
**II. Organizing, Summarizing, and Displaying
Data**: Numerical Methods |

6 - 7 |
2 |
0:00 |
28:55 |
**I. Probability - The Chance Something Will
Happen**: Experiments & Events, Probability of an Event |

8 - 9 |
2 |
28:55 |
1:06:00 |
**II. Distributions**: Random Variables,
Probability Distributions for Discrete Random Variables |

11 |
3 |
0:00 |
21:30 |
**I. Probability Distributions for Continuous Random
Variables**: Normal Probability Distribution, Uniform
Distribution |

13 - 14 |
3 |
21:30 |
45:20 |
**II. Sampling Distributions & Sampling**:
Sampling Distributions, Large Samples (estimators and confidence
intervals) |

15 - 16 |
3 |
45:20 |
1:19:00 |
**II. Sampling Distributions & Sampling**:
Large Samples (Hypothesis Testing), Small Samples |

Starting and ending times are approximate.