DATE 
SUBJECT 
READING* 
HOMEWORK/
ASSIGNMENT DUE 
WEB LINKS 
21Jan 
MLK Day  CLASS DOES NOT MEET 
28Jan 
Welcome & introductions;
Statistics' role in the research process 
Chapter
1 

Joy of Stats video:
http://www.gapminder.org/videos/thejoyofstats/ 
4Feb 
Descriptive statistics;
Measures of central tendency; Measures of dispersion (intro) 



11Feb 
Measures of
dispersion; the normal curve & Z scores 
Chapters 4 & 5 
Homework #1 Due 

18Feb 
Z scores wrapup;
probability; sampling; introduction to inferential statistics; review for Exam #1 
Chapters
5 & 6 
Homework #2 Due Friday, Feb. 15 @ noon to my mailbox in Cina 228 

25Feb 
Exam #1; lab time to work on project 



4Mar 
Inferential statistics; estimation 

Data Analysis Assignment #1 Due 
RealTime Population Data:http://www.worldometers.info/ 
11Mar 
Hypothesis
testing (1 & 2sample) 

Homework #3 Due 

18Mar 
Spring Break 
25Mar 
2Sample hypothesis testing 



1Apr 
ANOVA (intro); Data Analysis Projects; review for Exam #2 
Chapter
10 
Homework #4 Due Friday, March 29 @ noon to my mailbox in Cina 228 

8Apr 
Exam #2; lab time to work on final project 



15Apr 
ANOVA in SPSS; chi square; Introduction to association 
Chapters 10  13 
Data Analysis Assignment #2 Due 

22Apr 
Association
between nominal, ordinal & intervalratio variables 

Homework #5 Due 

29Apr 
Causality & statistical control; data analysis projects 
Chapter 16

Homework #6 Due 

6May 
Review for final exam; lab time for final project 


FINAL PROJECTS DUE THURSDAY, MAY 9 @ 1 PM 
13May 
FINAL EXAM: 6  7:55 PM 