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 either by the start of class on the date indicated or very soon thereafter.

Last update: 05-13-22

Day Topics Readings SLOs Assignments Due
  WEEK 0: 02/18      
F 02/18 Intro/Logistics    
  WEEK 1: 02/21-02/25      
M 02/21 Data and Variables Ch. 1 A1-A2 Pre-Course Survey, Join Slack
W 02/23 Sampling 2.1 A2-A3
Th 02/24 Lab 1: R/RStudio Basics I D2
F 02/25 Sampling and Measurement Bias 2.1 A3
  WEEK 2: 02/28-03/04      
M 02/28 Confounding Variables 2.2-2.3 A4 HW1 (see Homework
W 03/02 Observational vs Experimental Designs 2.2-2.4 A4  
Th 03/03 Lab 2: R/RStudio Basics II D2  
F 03/04 Observational Vs Experimental Designs 2.2-2.4 B1 Q1
  WEEK 3: 03/07-03/11      
M 03/07 Categorical Data I Ch. 4 B1 HW2
W 03/09 Categorical Data II Ch. 4 B1  
Th 03/10 Lab 3: Reading In Data   D2  
F 03/11 Quantitative Data: Center and Shape 5.1-5.3 B2 Q2
  WEEK 4: 03/14-03/18      
M 03/14 Quantitative Data: Variability I 5.4-5.5 B3 HW3/Lab3
W 03/16 Quantitative Data: Variability II 5.6-5.9 B3  
Th 03/17 Lab 4: Data Summaries And Visualizations   D1  
F 03/18 Correlation 7.1 B4 Q3
  WEEK 5: 03/21-03/25      
M 03/21 Simple Linear Regression I 7.2 B4 HW4/Lab4
W 03/23 Simple Linear Regression II 7.3 B4-B5  
Th 03/24 Lab 5: Correlation and Regression   B4-B5  
F 03/25 Simple Linear Regression III 7.4 B4-B5 NO QUIZ
  WEEK 6: 03/28-04/01      
M 03/28 Simple Linear Regression IV 7.4 B4-B5 HW5/Lab5
W 03/30 Sampling Distributions 11.1,12.1 C1  
Th 03/31 Lab 6: Sampling Distributions   C1  
F 04/01 Standard Error 12.2 C1 EXAM1 due
  SPRING BREAK      
  WEEK 7: 04/11-04/15      
M 04/11 Confidence Intervals: Basic Concept 12.3.1 C1-C2 Lab6
W 04/13 Confidence Intervals: Bootstrapping 12.3.2 C1-C2  
Th 04/14 Lab 7: Confidence Intervals   C1-C2, D3  
F 04/15 Confidence Intervals: Misconceptions 12.4 C1-C2 Q4
  WEEK 8: 04/18-04/22      
M 04/18 Hypothesis Testing: H0 and H1 11.1-11.2 C1,C3 Lab7
W 04/20 Hypothesis Testing: Simulating H0 11.3 C1,C3  
Th 04/21 Lab 8: Hypothesis Testing   C4,D3  
F 04/22 Hypothesis Testing: P-values 11.4 C4-C5 Q5
  WEEK 9: 04/25-04/29      
M 04/25 Hypothesis Testing: Reality vs Conclusion   C4-C5 HW8/Lab8
W 04/27 Hypothesis Testing: Error Rates and Power 13.1-13.7 D3,C1-C5  
Th 04/28 Lab 9: Testing for Differences   D4,C1-C5  
F 04/29 Hypothesis Testing: Nondirectional Tests Ch. 16 D4 Q6, Project Proposal
  WEEK 10: 05/02-05/06      
M 05/02 Analytic Inference: One Mean Ch. 19 D4 HW9/Lab9
W 05/04 Analytic Inference: Two Groups Chs. 17,20 D4  
Th 05/05 Lab 10: Analytic Inference   D4  
F 05/06 Analytic Inference: Paired Samples Ch. 21 D4,C5 EXAM2
  WEEK 11: 05/09-05/13      
M 05/09 Power and Effect Size   C5 HW10/Lab10
W 05/11 Inferences for Correlation and Regression   D4, C1-C5, E1,E3
Th 05/12 Inferences for Correlation and Regression   D5  
F 05/13 Non-Binary Categorical Data   D5 Q7, Pilot Project Writeup
  WEEK 12: 05/16-05/20      
M 05/16 Chi-Squared Tests of Goodness of Fit Ch. 18 D5 HW11
W 05/18 Chi-Squared Tests of Association      
Th 05/19 Lab: More than Two Means 22.1-22.2 D5  
F 05/20 One-Way Analysis of Variance I 22.3 D5  
  WEEK 13: 05/23-05/26      
M 05/23 One-Way Analysis of Variance II 22.4 D5  
W 05/25 Review and Synthesis      
Th 05/26 Lab: Concept Maps     HW12
Tues 05/31 Project Presentations 7-9pm     Final Project Writeup, Optional Final Exan