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: 09-18-17

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 Confidence Intervals HW3
Th 9/21 Confidence Intervals cont’d  
F 9/22 Lab: Confidence Intervals Quiz 3  
T 9/26 Analytic Approximations ISRS 2.5-2.8 Lab3, HW4  
Th 9/28 Analytic Approximations, cont’d ISRS 2.5-2.8  
F 9/29 Lab: Paired Data, Analytic Approximations Quiz 4  
T 10/3 EXAM 1 ISRS Chs. 1-5.2 EXAM 1  
Th 10/5 Linear Models STAT2 Ch. 0, 1.1  
F 10/6 Lab: Simple Linear Regression STAT2 1.2-1.5, 4.3 Quiz 5  
T 10/10 Regression Inference STAT2 2.1-2.3, 4.5-4.6 Lab4, HW5  
Th 10/11 Confidence and Prediction Intervals STAT2 2.4-2.5  
F 10/14 Lab: SLR Wrap-up / MLR I 3.1-3.2 Quiz 6  
  FALL BREAK      
T 10/24 Multiple Linear Regression II 3.3-3.4 Lab5, HW6  
Th 10/26 Multiple Linear Regression III 3.5, 4.4, 4.1  
F 10/27 Lab: Model Selection 3.6, 4.2 Quiz 7  
T 10/31 Logistic Regression I 9.1-9.2 Lab6, HW7  
Th 11/2 Logistic Regression II 9.3-9.4  
F 11/3 Lab: Logistic Regression 9.5, 11.4 Mini-Project 1, No Quiz  
T 11/7 Multiple Logistic Regression I 10.1-10.3 Lab7, HW8  
Th 11/9 Multiple Logistic Regression II 10.4-10.6  
F 11/10 Lab: Multiple Logistic Regression Quiz 8  
T 11/14 One-Way ANOVA 5.1-5.3, 7.2, 8.2 Lab8, HW9  
Th 11/16 Checking and Following Up ANOVA 5.4-5.5, 7.1, 7.3  
F 11/17 Lab: ANOVA and Regression 7.5-7.6 Quiz 9  
T 11/21 Experimental Design, Two-Way ANOVA I 8.3-8.4, 6.1 Lab9, HW10  
  THANKSGIVING BREAK      
T 11/28 Two-Way ANOVA 6.2-6.4  
Th 11/30 Catch-Up Day / Topics TBD Mini-Project 2  
F 12/2 Lab: Workshop Final Projects No Quiz    
T 12/6 Catch-Up Day / Topics TBD HW11    
Th 12/8 Catch-Up Day / Topics TBD    
F 12/9 EXAM 2 (in the lab) all of STAT2 EXAM 2