Psych
30 Schedule Sections 3 & 4, Spring 2001 I: Exploratory & Descriptive Stats

Dates

Topics & Notes

Readings, Labwork, & Homework

Jan
9,11

Introduction

Class
Survey Form and data. Read: Truth and Consequences

Jan
16,18

Basic
Statistical Concepts, Descriptive
Stat Reports,
Statistical Visualizations

ViSta
course at IRSS TTh12:301:30 G&W: Chapters 1& 2 Hmwk
1 Due Friday

Jan 23,25

Central
Tendency,Variability
ZScores and
Transforming
Data

G&W:
Chapters 3, 4 & 5

Jan
30 Feb 1

Probability
& Distributions

G&W:
Chapter 6 Hmwk 2 Due Friday

Feb 6,8

Interpreting
Graphics

Help Files from ViSta

Feb
13, 15

Sample
Distributions and Sampling
Distributions

G&W: Chapter
7

Feb
20

Review
Lecture Notes Thought
Questions

G&W:
Chapters 17

Feb
22

Exam
1: Exploratory & Descriptive Stats

II:
Inference and Estimation

Feb
27Mar 1

Hypothesis
Testing Significance and Meaningfulness

1)
G&W: Chapter 8 2) APA
Taskforce on Statistical Inference 3)Jones
& Tukey: A reasonable Significance Test 4) Project teams and topic due Fri.

March 6,8

One
Sample Hypothesis Tests
TTests for Two Related Samples

1)
G&W: Chapters 9 & 1

March
13,15

Spring
Break

March
27,29

Ttests
and nonparametric tests for two Independent Samples

1) G&W: Chapter 10, 12 2) Rough Draft of survey form due. 3)
Project Assignment Due Fri.

April 3, 5

OneWay Analysis of Variance

G&W:
Chapter 13, 15

April 10, 12

TwoWay
Analysis of Variance

G&W:
Chapter 16

April 17

Review
for Exam 2: Review
Lecture Notes Thought
Questions Interpreting
Graphics


April
19

Exam
2: Inference & Estimation

Part III: Project
Lecture sessions will be for analyzing data.
Bring laptops to do the analysis.

Fri April
20

Project:
Bring Laptops to Lab to begin analyzing project data.
Paper:
Rough draft of sections 15 
Tue April 24

Minilecture on Correlation.
Project: Bring Laptops to class
to continue analyzing project data.
Paper:
Final rough draft of sections 15, preliminary draft of sections
67 
Thur
April 26

Project: Bring Laptops
to class to finish analyzing project data. Paper:
Polished draft of sections 15. Rough draft of sections 67

Fri April 27

Project:
Bring Laptops to class to do final polishing of data analysis. Paper:
Final version of sections 15. Complete draft of sections 67

Tue May 1st

Last Class
Day: Paper complete. Sections 67 may need polishing.

May nth?

Nathan's
review for final.

May
5th

Final.
The Project
Paper is due at start of final!
