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: 09-18-17

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 Lab 3: RMarkdown, Correlation, Simpson’s Paradox 2.7
T 9/19 Correlation II and Regression I 2.5-2.6 HW2
Th 9/21 Linear Regression II 2.6 Quiz 3: C SLOs
F 9/22 Lab 4: Simple Linear Regression 2.5-2.7
T 9/26 Sampling Distributions, Confidence Intervals I 3.1-3.2 HW3, Lab3
Th 9/28 Bootstrapping for Confidence Intervals 3.3-3.4 Quiz 4: C,D SLOs
F 9/29 Lab 5: Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals Ch. 3
T 10/03 Hypothesis Testing I 4.1 HW4, Lab4
Th 10/05 Hypothesis Testing II 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 Comparing Two Groups 4.4 Quiz 5: E-F SLOs
F 10/13 Lab 6: Randomization Tests in R Project Proposal
  FALL BREAK
T 10/24 Refresher Day Chs. 3-4 HW6, Lab5
Th 10/26 Intervals and Tests, Test of a Single Mean 4.5 Quiz 6: G SLOs
F 10/27 Group Lab: Test of a Correlation
T 10/31 Theoretical Approximations for Distributions 5.1-5.2 HW7
Th 11/02 Analytic Tests and Intervals: One Group 6.1-6.2 No Quiz
F 11/03 EXAM 2 (in the lab) Chs. 3-4 / E-G SLOs EXAM 2
T 11/07 Analytic Tests and Intervals: Two Groups 6.3-6.4 Project Pilot/Draft
Th 11/09 Paired Samples, Power, Effect Size 6.5, notes Quiz 7: G SLOs
F 11/10 Analytic Inference: Correlation and Regression 9.1
T 11/14 ANOVA for Regression, Confidence and Prediction Intervals 9.2-9.3 HW8 —-
Th 11/16 Testing the Distribution of a Non-Binary Categorical Variable 7.1 Quiz 8: E SLOs
F 11/17 Group Lab: Testing for Association Between Non-Binary Categorical Variables 7.1
T 11/21 Multiple Comparisons, Comparing Multiple Groups start 8.1 HW9
Th 11/23 THANKSGIVING BREAK
F 11/24 THANKSGIVING BREAK
T 11/28 One-Way ANOVA finish 8.1 HW10
Th 11/30 ANOVA cont’d, pairwise comparisons 8.2 Quiz TBD
F 12/01 Lab: Start Regression Mini-Project
T 12/05 Brief Intro to Multiple Regression I 10.1 HW11, Regression Mini-Project
Th 12/07 Brief Intro to Multiple Regression II 10.2-10.3 no Quiz
F 12/08 EXAM 3 (in the lab) EXAM 3
Finals FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATIONS Final Project Writeups