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: 10-21-21**

Day | Topics | Readings | SLOs | Assignments Due |
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WEEK 1: 10/04-10/08 | ||||

M 10/04 | Intro/Logistics, Data and Variables | Ch. 1 | A1-A2 | – |

W 10/06 | Sampling | 2.1 | A2-A3 | Pre-Course Survey, Join Slack |

Th 10/07 | Lab 1: R/RStudio Basics I | – | D2 | – |

F 10/08 | Confounding Variables | 2.2-2.3 | A4 | Q0, DQ0 |

WEEK 2: 10/11-10/15 | ||||

M 10/11 | Obervational vs Experimental Designs | 2.2-2.4 | A4 | SC1, HW1 |

W 10/13 | Categorical Data I | Ch. 4 | B1 | |

Th 10/14 | Lab 2: R/RStudio Basics II | – | D2 | |

F 10/15 | Categorical Data II | Ch. 4 | B1 | DQ1, Q1 |

WEEK 3: 10/18-10/22 | ||||

M 10/18 | Quantitative Data: Center, Shape | 5.1-5.3 | B2 | SC2, HW2 |

W 10/20 | Quantitative Data: Variability I | 5.4-5.5 | B3 | |

Th 10/21 | Lab 3: Reading In Data | D2 | ||

F 10/22 | Quantitative Data: Variability II | 5.6-5.9 | B3 | DQ2, Q2 |

WEEK 4: 10/25-10/29 | ||||

M 10/25 | Correlation | 7.1 | B4 | SC3, HW3 |

W 10/27 | Simple Linear Regression I | 7.2 | B4 | |

Th 10/28 | Lab 4: Data Summaries And Visualizations | D1 | ||

F 10/29 | Simple Linear Regression II | 7.3 | B4-B5 | DQ3, Q3 |

WEEK 5: 11/01-11/05 | ||||

M 11/01 | Simple Linear Regression III | 7.4 | B4-B5 | SC4, HW4 |

W 11/03 | Estimation and Inference | 11.1,12.1 | C1 | |

Th 11/04 | Lab 5: Correlation and Regression | B4-B5 | ||

F 11/05 | Sampling Distributions | 12.2 | C1 | DQ4, Q4 |

WEEK 6: 11/08-11/12 | ||||

M 11/08 | Confidence Intervals I | 12.3.1 | C1-C2 | SC5, HW5 |

W 11/10 | Confidence Intervals II | 12.3.2 | C1-C2 | |

Th 11/11 | Lab 6: Sampling Distributions | C1 | ||

F 11/12 | Confidence Intervals III | 12.4 | C1-C2 | EXAM1 |

WEEK 7: 11/15-11/19 | ||||

M 11/15 | Hypothesis Testing I | 11.1-11.2 | C1,C3 | SC6, HW6 |

W 11/17 | Hypothesis Testing II | 11.3 | C1,C3 | |

Th 11/18 | Lab 7: Confidence Intervals | C1-C2, D3 | ||

F 11/19 | Hypothesis Testing III | 11.4 | C4-C5 | DQ5, Q5, Project Proposal |

THANKSGIVING BREAK | ||||

WEEK 8: 11/29-12/03 | ||||

M 11/29 | Hypothesis Testing IV | C4-C5 | SC7, HW7 | |

W 12/01 | Connections: Intervals and Tests | C2,C4,C5 | ||

Th 12/02 | Lab 8: Hypothesis Testing | C4,D3 | ||

F 12/03 | Review and Synthesis | Chs 11-12 | C1-C5 | DQ6, Q6 |

WEEK 9: 12/06-12/10 | ||||

M 12/06 | Normal Distributions | 13.1-13.2 | D4,C1-C5 | SC8, HW8 |

W 12/08 | Standard Normal Distributions | 13.3-13.7 | D4,C1-C5 | |

Th 12/09 | Lab 9: A Bridge to Analytic Inference | D4,C1-C5 | ||

F 12/10 | Analytic Inference: One Proportion | Ch. 16 | D4 | EXAM2 |

WEEK 10: 12/13-12/17 | ||||

M 12/13 | Analytic Inference: One Mean | Ch. 19 | D4 | SC9, HW9 |

W 12/15 | Analytic Inference: Two Groups | Chs. 17,20 | D4 | |

Th 12/16 | Lab 10: Analytic Inference | D4 | ||

F 12/17 | Analytic Inference: Paired Samples | Ch. 21 | D4,C5 | DQ7, Q7 |

WEEK 11: 12/20-12/22 | ||||

M 12/20 | Power and Effect Size | C5 | SC10, HW10 | |

W 12/22 | NO CLASS | Project Pilot Writeup | ||

WINTER BREAK | ||||

WEEK 12: 01/03-01/07 | ||||

M 01/03 | Review: Analytic Inference | D4, C1-C5, E1,E3 | – | |

W 01/05 | Tests Using Non-Binary Categorical Data | D5 | – | |

Th 01/06 | Lab 11: Chi-Squared Tests | D5 | ||

F 01/07 | Tests of Association Between Categorical Variables | Ch. 18 | D5 | DQ8, Q8 |

WEEK 13: 01/10-01/14 | ||||

M 01/10 | One-Way Analysis of Variance I | 22.1-22.2 | D5 | SC11, HW11 |

W 01/12 | One-Way Analysis of Variance II | 22.3 | D5 | |

Th 01/13 | One-Way Analysis of Variance III | 22.4 | D5 | |

F 01/14 | Review and Synthesis | DQ9, HW12 | ||

F 01/21 | 11am Section Only: Project Presentations 2-4pm | Final Exam and Final Project Writeup | ||

Sat 01/22 | 10am Section Only: Project Presentations 2-4pm | Final Exam and Final Project Writeup |