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Brett Cooper

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Class Format 

Face-to-face sections  N/A

Online sections of Math 181 are based on the Hawkes Learning System online homework platform and accompanying textbook or e-book.  The online homework can be repeated for mastery.  Deadlines are enforced although students may work ahead of schedule.  Most communication with the instructor will be by email.

Resource Use

Textbooks The 2nd Edition of Warren, Denley, and Atchley's Beginning Statistics - either hardcover or e-book - is required.

Calculators TI-84 is highly recommended

Computer software Hawkes Learning Systems software; Some use of Excel or other similar spreadsheet

Online homework Hawkes Learning Systems software is used for all homework


Online Homework (online)

Quizzes (online)

Midterm Exam (in-person & proctored)

Final Exam (in-person & proctored)

Homework Policy

Homework constitutes a considerable portion of the grade.  Late homework will be accepted with a penalty – see syllabus for details.

Attendance Policy

You must attend at least once during the first week of class or you may be administratively

dropped from a course. In online courses, completing the introductory assignment (instructions

sent in an e-mail to the student on, or before, the due dates), registering any required software

(Hawkes Learning System) & completing the 1st assignment will constitute having attended.


8:00-4:30 M-F, CLB 212

Online office hours as posted