Schedule

All assignments, videos, and readings should be completed prior to each class session.

Class 1 (Wednesday, May 25)

  1. Course Logistics, Introductions
  2. Get familiar with our virtual environment and tools
  3. Setting up your computer
  4. During Class Work: access to course resources and files
    1. Access to the file server course directories (\\dragon\courses aka P drive)
    2. Our stat computing tools through our virtual environment at  https://myapps.wesleyan.edu/ 
  5. Course Introduction
  6. During Class Work: Project Component A

Class 2 (Thursday, May 26)

  1. Codebooks and Data Architecture
  2. During Class Work: Project Component A due, Mini-Assignment 1

(Friday, May 27)

  1. continue developing your research questions
  2. start literature search (see Class 3)

Class 3 (Tuesday, May 31)

  1. Literature Review and Writing about Empirical Research
  2. During Class Work: Project Component B/C

Class 4 (Wednesday, June 1)

  1. Working with Data
  2. During Class Work: Project Components B/C/D, and Mini-Assignment 2

Class 5 (Thursday, June 2)

  1. Project Components D and Mini-Assignment 2 due

(Friday, June 3)

  1. Project Components B/C/D due

Class 6 (Monday, June 6)

  1. Data Management
  2. During Class Work: Project Component E  and Mini-Assignment 3 due

Class 7 (Tuesday, June 7)

  1. Graphing Variables
  2. Graphing Relationships
  3. During Class Work:  Project Component F  due and Mini-Assignment 4 (continue to next meeting)

Class 8 (Wednesday, June 8)

  1. Exam 1
  2. During Class Work:  Project Component G  and finish Mini-Assignment 4

Class 9 (Thursday, June 9)

  1. Hypothesis Testing and ANOVA
  2. During Class Work: Mini-Assignment 5

(Friday, June 10)

  1. Project Component G, and Mini-Assignment 5 due

Class 10 (Monday, June 13)

  1. Chi-Square
  2. Correlation
  3. During Class Work: Project Component H  Mini-Assignment 6 due

Class 11 (Tuesday, June 14)

  1. Exam 2
  2. Regression and Study Design
  3. During Class Work: Mini-Assignment 7

Class 12 (Wednesday, June 15)

  1. Multiple Linear Regression
  2. During Class Work: Mini-Assignment 8

Class 13 (Thursday, June 16)

  1. Confounding and Multivariate Models
  2. During Class Work: Mini-Assignment 9

(Friday, June 17)

  1. Start work on your poster
  2. Making Posters

Class 14 (Monday, June 20)

  1. Logistic Regression
  2. During Class Work: Mini-Assignment 10, Project Component J due

Class 15 (Tuesday, June 21)

  1. Continue work on your poster
  2. Making Posters

Wednesday, June 22

Final Exam

Thursday, June 23

Poster Presentations