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: 12-08-17**

Date | Topics | Readings | Assessments/Work Due | |
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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, | – | ||

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 | – | Mini-Project 2, Finish handout from 12/1 | |

Th 12/7 | Review | – | HW11 | |

F 12/8 | EXAM 2 (in the lab) | all of STAT2 | EXAM 2 | |

Sat 12/17 7-9pm | FINAL PRESENTATIONS | – | – |