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Day  Date 
Read Before Class  Topics
Covered and Resources 
Assignment 

1  9/10 
Chapter 1  1. 

2  9/13 
Chapter 1, 2.12.3 
Introduction to data, categorical data  2. 

3  9/15 
2.42.6 
Quantitative data,
outliers The best and worst of statistical graphs, York U Examples of bad graphs Graphical design 
3. 

4  9/17 
2.7 
Learning to use
Minitab 
4. 

5 
9/20 
Bellshaped
distributions Rice histogram Stanford Normal Distribution Empirical Rule 
5. 

6 
9/22 
3.13.3 
Review Chapters 1
and
2 Types of studies, randomized experiments Stanford Prison Experiment Simulation 
6. 

7 
9/24 
3.43.5, 
Quiz, Chapters 1 and
2 Observational studies 
7. 

8 
9/27 
4.14.3 
Sampling methods American Association for Public Opinion Research Minnesota Poll 
8. 

9 
9/29 
4.44.5 
Surveys, sources of
bias,
difficulties Famous fiascos in polls 
9. 

10 
10/1 
Review and Quiz,
Chapters
3 and 4.14.3 Questioning in surveys 
10. 






11 
10/4 
5.15.2 
Regression Linear Regression  Cal Poly Regression Demo  Cal Poly Least Square  GSP 
11. 

12 
10/6 
5.35.5  Correlation,
problems
with regression and correlation Guessing Correlations Virtual Manipulatives  Linear Regression R^2 Rice 
12. 

13 
10/8 
6.1, 
Twoway tables, 
13. 

14 
10/11 
6.5  Statistical significance  14. 

15  10/13 
Quiz, Chapters 5, 6, Review of Chapters 1 to 6  15. 

16  10/15 
Exam 1  16. 

17  10/18 
7.17.3 
Introduction to probability  17. 

18 
10/20 
18. find interesting) and identify an article that describes the results of an experiment (not an observational study). Copy the beginning of the article (title, author, etc., intro, and abstract) and the section that describes the research design. Then, describe as many of the experimental design components from your text as you can find in the study. For each statement that you make, highlight or underline phrases in the article to verify your statement. Be sure to cite the source of your article. 

19  10/22 
Tables and Tree
diagrams,
7.67.7 
Finding probabilities  19. 

Fall Break 

20  10/27 
8.18.2 
Discrete random variables  20. 

21 
10/29 
8.48.6 
Binomial and Normal
Probability
Distributions Rice histogram Stanford Normal Distribution Empirical Rule Zscore calculator 
21. 

22 
11/1 
9.19.3 
Sampling
distributions
for proportions and means Rice Sampling Distribution Applet 
22. 

23 
11/3 
9.39.4 
Central Limit Theorem 
23. 

24 
11/5 
9.69.8 
Standardized
statistics,
t distribution, inference 
24. 

25  11/8  9.69.8 
More standardized
statistics,
t distribution, inference 
25 

26  11/10 
Wrapup of Chapter 9 Confidence interval for a proportion 
26. 

27 
11/12 
10.110.5 
Confidence interval
for
a proportion 
27. 

28  11/15 
11.111.4 
Hypothesis test for
one
proportion 
28. 

29  11/17 
10.610.7  More on Confidence
intervals
for a proportion, sample size, errors Confidence interval applet 
29. 

30 
11/19 
11.511.7 
Sample size, types
of
error 
30. 

31 
11/22 
Quiz 
Quiz on chapters 911 Optional Quiz on Chapters 78 
31. 

32  11/29  12.112.4 
Review of confidence intervals
and
hypothesis testing: one proportion or one mean. Extending to
differences
in proportions or means. Mean of differences in paired data 
32. 

33  12/1  12.512.7 
Confidence intervals
for
difference in means or proportions 
33. 

34 
12/3  13.113.5 
Overview of
hypothesis
tests, one mean or paired ttest Tests for difference in means or proportions 
34. 

35 
12/6 
13.613.9  Review for test Power and effect size 
35. 

36 
12/8 
Exam 2  Exam 2: through section 13.5 Click here for the Exhibit Sheet for this test 
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37 
12/10 

Catchup, additional
topics 
37. 

38 
12/13 
Review 

Final
Exam 

