
Date 
To read/do before class 
Topics 
Instructor 
1 
01/07 (Th) 
Get the textbook and optionally download R and install the Rcmdr package or RExcel 
Course description and overview; software 
FH 
2 
01/12 (Tu) 
H 12.2; EMS 12; SN 15 
Presentation of numerical data; Data import and entry; data types; spreadsheets from hell and heaven; 10 Data Entry Commandments 
FH 
3 
01/14 (Th) 
H 2.22.5; EMS 34; LHSP Is statistics hard? 
Descriptive/exploratory analysis; graphics 
FH 
4 
01/19 (Tu) 
R 3.13.4, 3.8; EMS 5; normal distribution calculator 
Intro to probability; normal distribution 
FH 
5 
01/21 (Th) 
R 5.5;R 6.16.4 The normal distribution 
Normal distribution; estimation; intro to study design; regression to the mean 
FH 
6 
01/26 (Tu) 
R 6.56.7; H 3.4.3; demonstration; CI applet 
Estimating the sample mean; t distribution; confidence interval for a mean; sampling distribution of the sample standard deviation 
FH 
7 
01/28 (Th) 
R 6.4,13.10 Experimental Design Presentation 
Experimental Design; Quiz 2 
FH 
8 
02/04 (Th) 
R 6.5, 6.11, CI applet, H 3.4.33.4.4 
Distributions; Experimental Design; Sample size for a given precision (1sample mean); Interpreting confidence intervals 
FH 
9 
02/9 (Tu) 
R 7.17.8, H 3.13.4.1 
Hypotheses; branches of statistics; Hypothesis tests: Introduction, errors, and onesample inference 
FH 
10 
02/11 (Th) 
R 7.10, 7.127.13, 88.5, H 3.4.2, 3.63.7.1 [skip 3.5 for now] 
Power and sample size; more about confidence intervals; paired data; twosample test for means 
FH 
11 
02/16 (Tu) 
R 8.8, 8.10, H 3.7 
Twosample tests for means, continued; 
FH 
12 
02/26 (F) 
H 3.83.10, H 3.5, R 6.8, 7.10 
Problems with hypotheses and Pvalues; how to present results; extended examples of twosample and onesample ttests; onesample methods for proportions/probabilities 
FH 
13 
03/05 (F) 
H 4, R 10.110.3, 10.510.6, 10.9, 13.3 PS software; Sample size for two proportions using PS 
Twosample methods for proportions/probabilities; Quiz 3 
FH 
14 
03/12 (F) 
H 4.9; H 5, R 9 
Comprehensive example comparing 2 proportions; Non Parametric Methods; Wilcoxon Signed rank test; WilcoxonMannWhitney twosample rank sum test 
FH 
15 
03/19 (F) 
H 6; R 11.1, 11.7, 11.8, 11.12; observer variability 
Linear and rank correlation; assessing agreement 
FH 
16 
03/26 (F) 
R 12; H 8 
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) 
FH 
17 
04/02 (F) 
H 7; R 11 
Simple and multiple regression models 
FH 
18 
04/9 (F) 
H 10; MeasureChange 
Quiz 4 ; Measuring change and transformations 
FH 
19 
04/16 (F) 
ManuscriptChecklist 
Last Class Review, answer questions related to final homework 
FH 

04/23 (F) 
No class 
Homework 5 Due 
FH 