Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today we worked on testing hypotheses using sample means, and then reviewed testing hypotheses using proportions. This involved identifying the null hypothesis and related concepts, just like last week."
"Mainly covered the F-test in the session. We looked over various homework problems and text examples. At the end of the session we did a quick overview of the confidence/prediction intervals, but did not get to cover it in detail. Student stated that on his quiz last week (after the first session) he got in the 90s, which is by far his highest grade."
"The student and I quickly looked through the statistic chapter that he has a test on. We also went over some economics notes, as his test on economics tomorrow. Finally, we worked on a review sheet for physics, which will end up adding 2 more checks to his grade. The student seems to know most of the material pretty well."
"The student and I spent the entire session on introductory hypothesis testing material. It included things such as the null and alternative hypotheses, decision errors (Type I and Type II), alpha, p-values, and statistical significance. She did start to pick up much of this material by the end of our session."
"We went over her statistics homework. She did well and understood most of the concepts. She has a great attitude towards the material. We are currently focusing on statistics and psychology to prepare her for her exams."
"The student and I worked practice problems focusing on estimating proportions with confidence intervals, finding test stats for means, standard deviations, and proportions, and a little work on unions, intersections, and conditional probability."
"The student and I went over his work for the second take home exam. He had everything correct except a small calculation error or two. He understood this section of the class much better, and I expect him to handle the final section just as well."
"Today, we reviewed some of the "Random Variables and Distributions" section, including binomial distributions and probability/conditional probability of joint probability distributions of two discrete random variables. The student did not seem to be struggling and as always, his attitude towards the material was positive. We will be working through the remainder of this section on Thursday."
"Today the student and I discussed the normal distribution and began going over z scores, including what they mean visually, calculating them, and finding probabilities on the z table. She is doing very well with the concepts so far, and had no issues with notation or the calculations."
"We went through her quiz and lab activity. I helped her to answer the quiz questions and I explained the questions that she was struggling with them. Then we went through her lab activity and we finished that. We solved some problems by hand and some by minicab. She understood them and she is doing good."
"In this session we covered Normal Distribution, Binomial Distribution, Standard Deviation, Z Scores, and Probability. I worked with the student to understand the underlying principles of these subjects, and how to figure out what the answer should like before she finds it. We worked on homework problems to solidify her understanding and discussed how to apply what she has learned on the test."
"During this session we revisited calculating regression equations. We used new formulas provided by the instructor, and calculated slope and intercept for a set of data. Then we moved on and covered conditional probabilities. Student seems to find probability theory fairly easy to grasp and we worked on paying strict attention to the instructions."