STAT 113: Tentative Schedule of Topics

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The following is a tentative schedule of what we will cover in class when. Check this space regularly for updates.
Readings listed should be completed by the start of class on the date indicated.

Last update: 11-19-17

Date Topics Readings HW Due Quiz Topic
T 8/29 Introduction, Data, Variables 1.1
Th 8/31 Sampling 1.2 No Quiz
F 9/01 Lab 1: R, RStudio Basics install R/RStudio
T 9/05 Study Design, Simpson’s Paradox 1.3 Lab1
Th 9/07 Describing One and Two Categorical Variables 2.1 Quiz 1: A-B SLOs
F 9/08 Lab 2: Data Manipulation and Description
T 9/12 Describing One Numeric Variable I 2.2-2.3 HW1, Lab2
Th 9/14 Describing One Numeric Variable II, Correlation I 2.4-2.5 Quiz 2: A-B SLOs
F 9/15 Group Lab: Correlation 2.5
T 9/19 Correlation II 2.5 HW2
Th 9/21 Linear Regression I 2.6 Quiz 3: C SLOs
F 9/22 Lab 3: RMarkdown, Correlation, Regression
T 9/26 Regression II, Sampling Distributions 3.1 HW3, Lab3
Th 9/28 Sampling Distributions, Confidence Intervals I 3.2 HW3, Lab3, Quiz 4: C,D SLOs
F 9/29 Lab 4: Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals Ch. 3
T 10/03 Confidence Intervals and Bootstrapping 3.3-3.4 (Wed. 5pm) HW4, Lab4
Th 10/05 Hypothesis Testing I 4.1-4.2 No Quiz
F 10/06 EXAM 1 (in the lab) Chs 1-3 / A-D,F,some E SLOs EXAM 1
T 10/10 Significance and Statistical Errors 4.3-4.4 HW5
Th 10/12 Significance and Errors 4.4 Quiz 5: E-F SLOs
F 10/13 Group Lab: Comparing Two Groups
  FALL BREAK
T 10/24 Refresher Day Chs. 3-4 HW6
Th 10/26 Comparing Two Groups, Testing a Correlation No Quiz
F 10/27 Lab 5: Randomization in R Project Proposal
T 10/31 Intervals and Tests, Test of a Single Mean 4.5 HW7
Th 11/02 Theoretical Approximations for Distributions 5.1-5.2 Quiz 6: G SLOs
F 11/03 Lab: Analytical Distributions Lab5  
T 11/07 Analytic Tests and Intervals: One Group 6.1-6.2 Lab6
Th 11/09 Analytic Tests and Intervals: Two Groups 6.3-6.4 No Quiz
F 11/10 EXAM 2 (in the lab) Chs. 3-4 / Mostly E-G SLOs  
T 11/14 Paired Samples 6.5 HW8
Th 11/16 Paired Samples, Power, Effect Size notes Quiz 7: E5-E10
F 11/17 Lab: Regression Inference 9.1-9.3 Project Pilot/Draft
T 11/21 Regression Inference II 9.1-9.3
W 11/22 HW9 (midnight)
Th-F 11/23-24 THANKSGIVING BREAK
T 11/28 Testing the Distribution of a Non-Binary Categorical Variable 7.1
Th 11/30 Testing for Association Between Non-Binary Categorical Variables 7.2, 8.1 (first half) Quiz 8: D2, E2, E6-E8
F 12/01 Non-Lab: One-Way ANOVA I 8.1 (first half) Regression Mini-Project
T 12/05 One-Way ANOVA II 8.1 (second half), 8.2 HW10
Th 12/07 Brief Intro to Multiple Regression, Review 10.1-10.3 HW11 (not graded) no Quiz
F 12/08 EXAM 3 (in the lab) Chs. 5-8 EXAM 3
Finals FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATIONS Final Project Writeups