## Introduction to Statistics: An Islamic Approach

PRELIMINARY BACKGROUND IN EXCEL is required for this course: Students can learn basics of EXCEL required for this course from the following webpage: EXCEL Lessons.

More advanced course: Applied Econometrics, See also, DHSY website for more detailed explanations of Encompassing and the Hendry Methodology.

Course being offered in Management Department at Arid Agricultural University starting Feb 22, 2016. Details on: ARID Intro Stats Home Page.

See Also: Bayesian Econometrics

For a description of special features of the course, and an outline, see DESCRIPTION.

There are quizzes (often TWO quizzes) associated with each lecture -- one is a comprehension quiz which tests understanding of the lecture, second is a computational quiz, which asks student to do spreadsheet calculations of concepts developed in the lecture. These quizzes are available on QUIZSTAR -- click on the link and SIGN UP to get a student login and password. Then REGISTER for the class INTRO STATS: SELF PACED by Asad Zaman. Then you will be able to take quizzes in this class.

## OUTLINE OF COURSE:

Lecture 1: Islamic Approaches to Knowledge == INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL: { First Lecture provides motivation for nature & structure of this radically different approach to statistics}**UNIT 1: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS**

**UNIT TWO: RANDOM SAMPLING**

__11__: Random Variables

__XX__: Deification of Science