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
  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