Tentative Syllabus

Date 
Topics 
Supplementary Material and Work Due 
Monday, August 20 
L01: Developing your common sense

John McDonald's Free Online Text: Handbook of Biological Statistics
Standard references: Biometry by Sokal and Rohlf; Biostatistical Analysis by Zar

Wednesday, August 22 
L02: Intuitive pvalues

Data and Code for Lecture 2

Friday, August 24 
L03: Various versions of the ttest.




Saturday, August 25 
Computer Lab BLBH 118

Lab 1: Introduction to R (and Minitab and...)


Monday, August 27 
L04: Assumptions



Wednesday, August 29 
L05: Log Transformations

Homework 01
Data for Lecture 5

Friday, August 31 
L06: Nonparametric procedures for comparing two distributions

Data and Code for Lecture 6


Monday, September 3 
LABOR DAY


Wednesday, September 5 
L07: Bootstrapping and Permutation tests

Data and Code for Lecture 7

Friday, September 7 
L08: Paired Samples

Miniproject 1
Data for Lecture 8


Saturday, September 8 
Computer Lab BLWY 125

Lab 2:


Monday, September 10 
L09: Guide to comparing two samples



Wednesday, September 12 
L10: Oneway ANOVA theory

Homework 02

Friday, September 14 
L11: Oneway ANOVA examples

Data for Lecture 11


Monday, September 17 
Class cancelled: I am at a conference out of the country. Alternative instruction: lab Saturday, August 25, 10:10 am and/or lecture notes about the analysis of ratios Supplemental 1: Analysis of Ratios



Wednesday, September 19 
Class cancelled: I am at a conference out of the country. Alternative instruction: lab Saturday, September 8, 10:10 am and/or lecture matrial about Bayes's Theorem. Supplemental 2: Bayes's Theorem and the Existence of God



Friday, September 21 
Class cancelled: I am at a conference out of the country. Alternative instruction: lab Saturday, September 29, 10:10 am. Better Explained: Bayes's Theorem
Drug Testing Example at the bottom of the Wikipedia entry




Monday, September 24 
L12: ANOVA alternatives

Welch's ANOVA Macro

Wednesday, September 26 
L13: Making Comparisons after ANOVA

Homework 03

Friday, September 28 
Class cancelled: The administration asked me to represent IU at a statewide meeting about quantitative reasoning. Alternative instruction: lab Saturday, November 10, 10:10 am.




Saturday, September 28 
Computer Lab BLBH 118

Lab 3:


Monday, October 1 
L14: Multiple comparisons

Data for Lecture 14

Wednesday, October 3 
L15: Simple linear regression I

Miniproject 2
Data for Lecture 15

Friday, October 5 
L16: Simple linear regression II

Pearson's Data on Father and Son heights


Monday, October 8 
L17: Outliers and leverage points



Wednesday, October 10 
L18 Regression diagnostics

Homework 04

Friday, October 12 
FALL RECESS




Monday, October 15 
L19: Transformations and regression
A cautionary note on the statistical analysis of allometric relationships.

Bird heart rate and egg mass data from Tazawa et al. 2001

Wednesday, October 17 
L20: Serial correlation
To compute the significance of the serial correlation you need the table in Durbin's and Watson's paper:
Tables for assessing the significance of the Durbin and Watson Statistic

Miniproject 3
Consumption of Spirits in the United Kingdom

Friday, October 19 
L21: Weighted regression

Data for Lecture 21


Monday, October 22 
L22: Multiple linear regression I  Theory



Wednesday, October 24 
L23: Multiple linear regression II  Beginning Diagnostics

Data for Lecture 23

Friday, October 26 
L24: Multiple linear regression III  More Diagnostic Tools




Monday, October 29 
L25: Regression and ANOVA



Wednesday, October 31 
L26: Interactions in Regression

Data for Lecture 26

Friday, November 2 
L27: General Linear Models

Research proposal and data due


Monday, November 5 
L28: Model selection I



Wednesday, November 7 
L29: Model Selection II

Homework 05
Data for Lecture 29

Friday, November 9 
L30: 2(+)way ANOVA

Data for Lecture 30


Saturday, November 10 
Computer Lab BLBH 118

Lab 4: Discrete data analysis in R


Monday, November 12 
L31: 2(+)way ANOVA without replication

Data for Lecture 31

Wednesday, November 14 
L32: Random effects and experimental design

Miniproject 4

Friday, November 16 
L34: Categorical responses: test for equal proportions and odds ratios




Thanksgiving Recess November 1923 

Monday, November 26 
L35: Categorical responses: Chisquare tests and Fisher's exact test



Wednesday, November 28 
L36: MantelHaenszel test
L36: Beamer

Progress report due

Friday, November 30 
L37: Logistic regression  theory
L37: Beamer




Monday, December 3 
L38: Logistic regression  examples

Data for Lecture 38

Wednesday, December 6 
L39: Logistic regression  diagnostics

Homework 06

Friday, December 9 
L40: Logistic regression with binomial counts Notes Not Available

Data for Lecture 40

Written Project due Friday, December 14 by 12:15 pm 