Instructor: Professor Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto. Sidney Smith Hall, room 5016B; phone 416-978-4594; http://probability.ca/jeff/;
Time: Mondays 1:10 - 3:00 and Wednesdays 1:10 - 2:00. First class Sept 10. Last class Dec 5. No class Oct 8 (Thanksgiving) nor Nov 12 (Fall Break). Final exam 9:00 a.m. on Mon Dec 17.
Location: Victoria College, room 215. (Building "VC" on campus map.)
Prerequisite: Enrolment in a Major or Specialist program in the Humanities (i.e., a program for which the majority of the required courses satisfy the Humanities distribution requirement, sometimes written as "DR=HUM").
12% iClicker class participation;
22% Term test #1 (on Oct 15 during class time in EX 320);
22% Term test #2 (on Nov 19 during class time in EX 320);
44% Final exam (on Mon Dec 17 at 9:00 a.m. in PB B150).
Note: Students should obtain an iClicker, available for purchase from the University of Toronto bookstore [unless they select the alternative grading option]. Then (later) they should register it.
Textbook: None. (Students wanting additional background reading could consult the instructor's somewhat-related book Struck by Lightning, but that is optional.) Also, the course instructor will post summary lecture notes on the course's Blackboard page, but they are not a substitute for attending and actively learning from the course lectures.
More Information: See the course's Blackboard web page.