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: 05-25-22**

Day | Topics | Readings | SLOs | Assignments Due |
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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 |