STAT 215: 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 before the start of class on the date indicated.

Last update: 11-19-17

Date Topics Readings Assessments/Work Due  
T 8/28 Introduction / What is a Model?  
Th 8/30 Data Collection ISRS 1.1-1.5  
F 9/1 Lab: R, RStudio, Markdown, Structure of Data install R/RStudio, ISRS 1.6-1.7 No Quiz  
T 9/5 Experiments, Observational Studies, and Confounding ISRS 1.4-1.5 Lab1, HW1  
Th 9/7 Loose ends, practice w/ graphs, Hypothesis Testing I, Correlation and Prediction ISRS 5.1-5.2  
F 9/8 Lab: More Descriptive Stats, Simpson’s Paradox Quiz 1  
T 9/12 Hypothesis Testing II ISRS 2.1-2.3.2 Lab2, HW2  
Th 9/14 Hypothesis Testing III ISRS 2.3.3-2.4, 3.1  
F 9/15 Lab: Hypothesis Testing ISRS 3.2, 4.1-4.3 Quiz 2  
T 9/19 Hypothesis Testing III HW3
Th 9/21 Confidence Intervals I  
F 9/22 Lab: Confidence Intervals Quiz 3  
T 9/26 Tests and Intervals ISRS 2.5-2.8 Lab3, HW4  
Th 9/28 Analytic Approximations I ISRS 2.5-2.8  
F 9/29 Lab: Analytic Approximations Quiz 4  
T 10/3 EXAM 1 ISRS Chs. 1-5.2 EXAM 1  
Th 10/5 Analytic Approx. Cont’d, Intro to Linear Models STAT2 Ch. 0, 1.1  
F 10/6 Lab: Simple Linear Regression STAT2 1.2-1.3 Lab4, No Quiz  
T 10/10 Transformations STAT2 1.4  
Th 10/12 Influential Points STAT2 1.5, 4.3  
F 10/13 Lab: SLR Inference 2.1-2.2 HW5, Lab5, No Quiz  
  FALL BREAK      
T 10/24 Confidence and Prediction Intervals 2.3 HW6  
Th 10/26 Multiple Linear Regression I 3.1-3.2  
F 10/27 Continuous and Categorical Predictors in MLR 3.3-3.4, 4.4 Mini-Project 0, Quiz 5  
T 10/31 Polynomials and Interactions 3.6  
Th 11/2 Polynomials and Interaction II, Model Selection 3.6 cont’d, 4.2  
F 11/3 Model Selection II, Lab: Cross-Validation 4.2 cont’d HW7, Lab7, Quiz 6  
T 11/7 Multicollinearity 3.5 Lab8  
Th 11/9 Multicollinearity II, Logistic Regression I 3.5, 9.1-9.2  
F 11/10 Logistic Regression II (no lab) 9.3-9.5  
T 11/14 Logistic Regression III 9.3-9.5 HW8  
Th 11/16 Multiple Logistic Regression I 10.1-10.3  
F 11/17 Multiple Logistic II; One-Way ANOVA I 10.4-10.6, 5.1-5.3, 7.2 Quiz 7  
T 11/21 One-Way ANOVA II 5.4-5.5, 7.1, 7.3 HW9, Mini-Project 1  
  THANKSGIVING BREAK      
T 11/28 Two-Way ANOVA I 6.1, 8.3-8.4 HW10  
Th 11/30 Two-Way ANOVA II 6.2-6.3  
F 12/1 Lab: Two-Way ANOVA 6.1, 8.3-8.4 Quiz 8  
T 12/5 Loose Ends HW11, Mini-Project 2  
Th 12/7 Review  
F 12/8 EXAM 2 (in the lab) all of STAT2 EXAM 2  
Sat 12/17 7-9pm FINAL PRESENTATIONS