# Course Information for World Campus

### Course Information for World Campus

Technical Specifications for all STAT courses

Statistical Software - Information

### Required Course Materials (Exam Rules - bottom of page)

The textbook and required software information below is currently approved for all semesters. Any changes will be noted within the table ahead of the semester the change will take place whenever possible.

Course | Textbook Required | Software Required | Exams |

STAT 100 | Utts, J.M. (2014) Seeing Through Statistics, 4^{rd} Edition, Duxbury Press. ISBN-978-1285050881 | Microsoft Word | 2 mid-terms and a final exam, all proctored. |

STAT 200 | Robin H. Lock, Patti Frazer Lock, Kari Lock Morgan, Eric F. Lock, Dennis F. Lock (2017). | Minitab Express WileyPlus (access code required) | 2 mid-terms and a final, all proctored. |

STAT 414 | Hogg, R.V., and Tanis, E.A. (2015). Probability and Statistical Inference, 9^{th} Edition, Prentice Hall. ISBN-978-0321923271 | Immediate access to a printer and scanner | 4 midterm exams and Final (1 midterm and final proctored) |

STAT 415 | Hogg, R.V., and Tanis, E.A. (2015). | Immediate access to a printer and scanner | 2 Midterms and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 461 | A.Dean and D. Voss. (1999), Design and Analysis of Experiments. ISBN-13: 978-1475772920 (available for free download from the PSU Library website) | SAS | 2 Midterms and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 462 | Pardoe, I. (2012). Applied Regression Modeling, 2nd Edition, Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-09728-1 (or E-Text: 978-1-119-09428-9 or E-Book: 978-1-118-34504-7). | R or Minitab | 2 Midterms and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 464 | Higgins, Jame V. (2003). | Access to a scanner and either Minitab or R | Midterm and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 480 | No required textbook | SAS (local installation) , and Microsoft Word | Midterm and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 481 | No required textbook | SAS (local installation) , and Microsoft Word | Midterm and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 482 | Cody, Ronald P. and Jeffrey K. Smith (2006), | SAS (local installation), and Microsoft Word | Midterm and Final. |

STAT 483 | Same as STAT 480, STAT 481 and STAT 482 together above | SAS (local installation) , and Microsoft Word | 4 Midterms and Final, (all midterms proctored). |

STAT 484 | No required textbook | R, R Studio | No exams |

STAT 485 | No required textbook | R, R Studio | No exams |

STAT 500 | Ott, R. L. and Longnecker, M. (2016). An Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis, 7^{th} Edition, Cengage Learning. ISBN 13: 978-1-305-26947-7, ISBN 10: 1-305-26947-0 | Minitab | 2 Midterms and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 501 | Kutner, M. H., Nachtsheim, C. J, and Neter, J. (2004). (The larger | Minitab | 2 Midterms and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 502 | Kutner, M. H., Nachtsheim, C. J, and Neter, J. (2004). | SAS and Minitab | 2 Midterms and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 503 | Montgomery, D. C. (2012). | Minitab | 2 exams and 1 final proctored |

STAT 504 | Agresti, A. (2013). An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis, 3^{rd} Edition, Wiley. ISBN-13: 978-0470463635 | SAS and R | Midterm and Final, all proctored. |

STAT 505 | Johnson, R.A., and Wichern, D.W. (2007). Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis. 6^{th} Edition, Prentice Hall. ISBN-978-0131877153 | SAS | 2 Midterms and Final, (final proctored). |

STAT 506 | Thompson, S.K. (2012). | Minitab or SAS or R (to generate random numbers) | Midterm and Final, (final proctored). |

STAT 507 | No required textbook | SAS, R, Minitab (to calculate basic epidemiologic measures) | No exams |

STAT 509 | Piantadosi, S. (2005). Starting Spring 2017: Friedman, Lawrence M. (2010). | SAS and Microsoft Word | 1 final exam, proctored. |

STAT 510 | Shumway R.H., Stoffer, D.S. (2012). Time Series Analysis and Its Applications With R Examples, 3^{rd} Edition, Springer. ISBN-9781441978646 | R | 1 midterm and 1 final exam |

STAT 555 | No required textbook | R | No exams |

STAT 557 | Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R. and Friedman, J. (2009). The Elements of Statistical Learning, 2^{nd} Edition, Springer. ISBN-0387848576 | R | No exams |

STAT 580 | Cabrera, J. and McDougal, A. (2002). Statistical Consulting. Springer. ISBN-0387988637 | SAS or Minitab or R or SPSS | No exams |

STAT 581 | No required textbook | SAS or Minitab or R or SPSS | No exams |

STAT 800 | Agresti and Franklin. (2013). | Minitab 17. Mac users may use SPSS. | 1 final exam, proctored. |

STAT 897D | An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R, By James, G., Witten, D., Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R. Springer 2013. ISBN 978-1-4614-7137-0 | R | No exams |

### Exam Info & Rules for Proctored Exams (Fall 2017) for Instructors

*Instructors - Make sure that you have*

- added information about Examity tech requirements and exam rules to your syllabus.
- clicked on the Examity Dashboard to review the information for your course by clicking on Exams.
- added a note to their record in Examity for students with Special Accommodations.

Explanation of the Proctoring Process through Examity

Course | Exam Window | Time |

All Courses | (available before first proctored exam)Examity Practice Test | 10 minutes |

Scrap paper This is a simple practice test so that students can familiarize themselves with the Examity process before taking their midterms. Thank you for your assistance. Let the student know that the exam rules for future exams in this course will be different than those in this practice. They should contact your instructor if they are not published in your syllabus. Sample Rule: Students may have access to plain scratch paper and pen/pencil during the exam. If a student does not have a government issued photo ID or student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and warn them that they will not be able to take any future exams. | ||

STAT 100 | Exam 1 (available from 9/25 through 10/1) | Exam 1 and 2 - 60 minutes Final Exam - 105 minutes |

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Students may have added any additional of their own written, typed, or printed notes that they would like to the two PRINTED sides mentioned above: Table 8.1 (one side), formula sheet (one side). They may only add notes to these TWO sides TOTAL. Students may NOT add notes to the blank sides if they printed Table 8.1 and the formula sheet "1-sided" (2 sheets of paper).
Students may have added any additional of their own written, typed, or printed notes that they would like to the three PRINTED sides mentioned above: Table 8.1 (one side), formula sheet (two additional sides). They may only add notes to these THREE sides TOTAL. Students may NOT add notes to any additional blank sides.
Students may have added any additional of their own written, typed, or printed notes that they would like to the four PRINTED sides mentioned above: Table 8.1 (one side), formula sheet (three additional sides). They may only add notes to these FOUR sides TOTAL. Students may NOT add notes to any additional blank sides.
Students may NOT access any online content or computer files during the exam. Students may have access to plain scratch paper, pen/pencil and non-wireless calculator during the exam. Students may NOT USE their textbook during the exam. If a student does not have a government issued photo ID or student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and re-schedule the exam. | ||

STAT 200 | Exam 1 - (available from 10/3 through 10/9) Exam 2 - (available from 11/7 through 11/13) Final Exam (available from available from 12/7 through 12/12) | Exam 1, Exam 2 and Final Exam - 120 minutes |

Handheld calculator Students can have one page of notes (8 1/2" x 11", double-sided, typed or hand written). Students may also have access to plain scratch paper, pen/pencil and calculator during the exam. Students may NOT access any online content or computer files during the exam. Students may NOT USE their textbook during the exam. If a student does not have a government issued photo ID or student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and reschedule. | ||

STAT 414 | Exam 3 (available from 10/16 through 10/22) | Exam 3 - 90 minutes Final Exam - 180 minutes |

Handheld calculator Students are responsible for keeping track of the time remaining before the exam ends, (Examity proctors are not responsible for this). Calculators without Internet capabilities are allowed. Students are allowed to reference their text book during the exam. The title of the text book is: Probability and Statistical Inference by Hogg and Tanis. Students are allowed to access the online notes (https://onlinecourses.science.psu.edu/stat414/) and an online PDF merging site such as mergepdf.com. Students will download the exam from Canvas and print it. Once printed they will write their answers on the printed exam. Students are allowed reasonable time to leave the room to print or scan their exam. The use of software is not allowed on the exam. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: Upon completion of the exam, students must scan their exam and upload it to the drop box in Canvas. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: If they do leave the room to scan the exam, they must show the pages they intend to scan to their proctor before leaving. Students can have two pages of notes (8 1/2" x 11", double-sided, typed or hand written). They may also have up to 6 sheets of blank scrap paper. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: Once the scanned exam is successfully uploaded to Canvas, please ask the student to delete the scanned file from their computer and rip up the hard copy of the exam document as well as any scrap paper used. | ||

STAT 415 | Exam 1 (available from 9/19 through 9/28) Exam 2 (available from 10/24 through 10/29) Final Exam (available from 12/5 through 12/11) | Exam 1 and 2 - 90 minutes Final Exam - 180 minutes |

Handheld calculator Calculators without Internet capabilities are allowed. Students are allowed to reference their text book during the exam. The title of the text book is: Probability and Statistical Inference by Hogg and Tanis. Students can have one page of notes (8 1/2" x 11", double-sided, typed or hand written). Students are allowed to access the online notes (https://onlinecourses.science.psu.edu/stat414/) and an online PDF merging site such as mergepdf.com. Students will download the exam from Canvas and print it. Once printed they will write their answers on the printed exam. Students are allowed reasonable time to leave the room to print or scan their exam The use of software is not allowed on the exam. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: Upon completion of the exam, students must scan their exam and upload it to the drop box in Canvas. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: If students do not have a scanner, they may take a picture of their work, instead. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: If they do leave the room to scan the exam, they must show the pages they intend to scan to their proctor before leaving. | ||

STAT 480 | Exam 1 (available from 9/2 through 9/10) Exam 2 (available from 9/16 through 9/24) | Exam 1 and 2 - 40 minutes |

STAT 481 | Exam 1 (available from 10/7 through 10/15) Exam 2 (available from 10/21 through 10/29) | Exam 1 and 2 - 40 minutes |

STAT 483 | Exam 1 (available from 9/4 through 9/12) Exam 2 (available from 9/18 through 9/26) Exam 3 (available from 10/9 through 10/17) Exam 4 (available from 10/23 through 10/31) | Exam 1, 2, 3 and 4 - 40 minutes |

Scrap paper The student may NOT use the SAS software application. The student may access the online course notes. Anything with the root url: http://onlinecourses.science.psu.edu/... | ||

STAT 500 | Varies per section, check your syllabus for dates: Exam 1 (check syllabus) | Exam 1, Exam 2 - 120 minutes Final Exam - 180 minutes |

Handheld calculator If a student does not have a government issued photo ID or student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and reschedule. Students may NOT use a calculator on a device with internet capabilities (e.g. cell phone). Students may use handwritten notes written on two 8.5 x 11 pieces of paper - double sided. Students may NOT access any online content or the textbook during the exam. Students may use of statistical software Minitab. This may be local or found online at webapps.psu.edu. The z and t tables are provided in the test module and that students have permission to use them when taking the exam. | ||

STAT 501 | Exam 1 (available from 10/3 through 10/8) Exam 2 (available from 11/7 through 11/12) Final Exam (available from 12/7 through 12/12) | Exam 1, Exam 2 and Final Exam - 180 minutes (Level 2) |

Handheld calculator This is an open book/open notes exam which implies access to the internet and any online content. Students may not contact other individuals by phone or other digital methods. Students may not share any of the exam materials or questions with other students. Students will need to use statistical software to complete the midterm exams. Students may use statistical software during the final exam, but it is not necessary. | ||

STAT 502 | Exam 1 (available from 9/21 through 9/26) Exam 2 (available from 10/19 through 10/25) Final Exam (available from 12/7 through 12/12) | Exam 1, Exam 2 - 50 minutes Final Exam - 110 minutes |

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Students can have one page of notes (8 1/2" x 11", double-sided, typed or hand-written). Student may also have access to plain scratch paper, pen/pencil and a calculator during the exam. Students may NOT access any online content, computer files or statistical software during the exam. If a students does not have a government issued photo ID or student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and reschedule. Students may NOT USE their textbook during the exam. | ||

STAT 503 | Final Exam (available from 12/7 through 12/12) | Final Exam - 120 minutes |

Handheld calculator Students can have one page of notes (8 1/2" x 11", double-sided, typed or hand-written). Student may also have access to plain scratch paper, pen/pencil and a calculator during the exam. Students may NOT access any online content, computer files or statistical software during the exam. If a students does not have a government issued photo ID or student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and reschedule. Students may NOT USE their textbook during the exam. | ||

STAT 505 | Final Exam (available from 12/5 through 12/11) | Final Exam - 120 minutes |

Handheld calculator A graphing calculator is OK for students to use. Students can have one page of notes (8 1/2" x 11", double-sided, typed or handwritten. Students may not access any online content or computer files during the exam. If a student does not have a government issued photo ID or a student photo ID in their Examity profile, ask them to update the image and reschedule. POST EXAM INSTRUCTION: Upon successful completion of the exam, the proctor will oversee the student moving the student's exam file to the computer's trash, deleting the exam file. Students may not use their textbook during the exam. | ||

STAT 506 | Final Exam (available from 12/7 through 12/11) | Final Exam - 180 minutes (Level 2) |

Handheld calculator This is an open book/open notes exam which implies access to the internet and any online content. Students many not contact other individuals by phone or other digital methods. Students may not share any of the exam materials or questions with other students. Students will need to use statistical software to complete this exam. | ||

STAT 800 | Final Exam (available from 12/5 through 12/8) | Final Exam - 110 minutes (Level 2) |

Handheld calculator This is an open book/open notes exam which implies access to the internet and any online content. Students many not contact other individuals by phone or other digital methods. Students may not share any of the exam materials or questions with other students. Students will need to use statistical software to complete this exam. |