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: 04-19-18**

Date | Topics | Readings | HW Due | Quiz Topic |
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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 | – | |

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 | – |