Stat 301 - Lectures Notes

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 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday To Do: Initial course survey Flip introduction Syllabus (pdf) Install software (R or JMP) Day 1: Distributions and variability ppt Begin Investigation A (Week 1 module) After class: Finish first pass Investigation A Submit PP A.B Investigation B part (a) Begin HW 1 I will assign you to partners before Wednesday's class. Day 2: Probability and Simulation ppt Continue Investigation B through question (t) Submit Investigation B Quiz After class: Begin Investigation 1.1 through part (b) Continue HW 1 Day 3: Statistical significance ppt Investigation 1.1  To Do: Finish Investigation 1.1 Submit Inv 1.1 graphs (see instructions) Continue HW 1 Day 4: Binomial test of significance Q&A ppt What does chance of rain mean article p-values (Inv 1.2) To Do: Finish HW 1 and submit in Canvas (Due Fri-Sat night) Quiz 1 (Due Tues night) Finish Investigation 1.2 Due Wednesday) No classes  Some statistics related to Martin Luther King from the Census Bureau To Do: Quiz 1 in Canvas (by Tuesday night) No Stat 301 (Monday) To Do: Finish Inv 1.2 Inv 1.2 practice question due Thursday (week 2 partners) Day 5: Binomial tests ppt Review Quiz 1 Recap Inv 1.2 Preview Inv 1.3-1.4 After class: Work through 1.3, 1.4 for discussion with partner Start HW 2 Day 6: Binomial tests ppt Finish Inv 1.3, 1.4 (submit practice questions) After class: Continue HW 2 Day 7: Two-sided p-values ppt Recap, Q&A Inv 1.5 Preview 1.6 After class: Finish HW 2 and submit in Canvas Water usage survey To Do: HW 2 solutions Quiz 2 in Canvas (by Monday night) Day 8: Plausible values Inv 1.6 (ppt) After class: Submit PQ 1.6 Continue Week 3 module  Read Summary of Exact Binomial Inference Optional: Module on normal distribution Start HW 3 Day 9: Normal approximation to Binomial ppt Continue Inv 1.8 and 1.9 with partner After class: Be submitting practice questions Continue HW 3 Day 10: One proportion z-procedures cont. ppt Continue 1.9 with partner After class: Be submitting practice questions Continue HW 3 Day 11: Fixing up the normal approximation Finish Inv 1.8 (p)-(r) (ppt) Investigation 1.10 To Do: Finish HW 3 and submit in Canvas Inv 1.12 (a) To Do: HW 3 solutions Quiz 3 in Canvas (by Monday night) Part (a) of Inv 1.12 in textbook (due Tuesday before class) Day 12: Sampling from population: Inv 1.12 (ppt) After class: Start Inv 1.17, 1.18 See end of chapter examples, Chapter 1 Summary Day 13: Finite population  ppt Continue 1.12, 1.13 Inv 1.14, 1.16  Submit 1.17, 1.18 with partner (due midnight Wed) After class (due midnight Wed): Submit at least one question on course material Submit at least one "example question" Day 14: Review ppt Review handout Additional review problems (solutions) Exam 1 (Bring pencil, eraser, calculator that can do square root, one notes page with name on it) Due: Water survey final reuslts Fun facts about Black History Month HW 4 To Do: Begin week 5 module Begin PQ 2.1 and 2.2 Review Exam 1 solutions In class: Quantitative data ppt Inv 2.1 Optional:  After class: Finish Inv 2.1, read discussions Start Inv 2.2-2.4 to discuss with partner Getting data into R (pdf) In class: Numerical summaries ppt Week 5 module: Work on Inv 2.2-2.4 with partner Skip (J)-(L) in 2.2? After class: Submit PQ 2.1 and 2.2 as finish Continue HW 4 In class: Sampling distribution of means ppt Continue work on Inv 2.2-2.4 with partner Data collection form After class: Submit PQ 2.4 Continue HW 4 In class: t-distribution Recap (ppt) Investigation 2.5 After class: Submit HW 4 Try tech detour  Week 5 survey To Do: Begin week 6 module HW 4 solutions Quiz 4 in Canvas (by Monday night) In class: t-intervals ppt Finish Inv 2.5 Investigation 2.6 Preview Ch. 3 After class: Practice Question 2.6 Start Inv 3.1-3.3 to discuss with partner Start HW 5 In class: Comparing two populations (categorical) ppt Investigation 3.1 After class: Practice Question 3.1 Start Investigation 3.2 (a), (b), (d) Continue HW 5 Valentine's Day fun facts In class: Types of studies ppt Investigations 3.2, 3.3 After class: Submit PQ 3.1, 3.3 Preview Investigation 3.5 (a)-(e) In class: Inference for comparing two treatments Recap (ppt) Investigation 3.5 After class: Submit HW 5 Optional: Sowell article (correlation vs. causation) To Do: Review HW 5 solutions Quiz 5 in Canvas (by noon Tuesday)  Read Week 7 Overview Watch this videoLinks to an external site. Complete Questions (a)-(f) of Investigation 3.6 Optional: More on the national anthem! In class: Exact p-value Recap (ppt) Finish Investigation 3.6 Practice question 3.6   After class: Start HW 6 Submit PQ 3.6 Complete Investigation 3.7 questions (a)-(e), (i) and (j) In class: Normal approx Recap (ppt) Finish Investiation 3.7 Practice question 3.7 After class: Submit PQ 3.7 Complete Investigation 3.8 (a)-(b), (d), (f), and (g) In class: Relative risk Recap (ppt) Finish Investigation 3.8 Practice question 3.8 After class: Submit practice questions Complete Investigation 3.9 (a)-(d) In class: Odds ratios Week 7 wrap-up (ppt) Investigation 3.9 After class: Submit HW 6 Exam 2 prep Review handout Review problems (sols) To Do: Review HW 6 solutions Quiz 6 (due midnight Monday) Submit at least one question on course material Submit at least one "example question" In class: Review (ppt) Review handout Review problems (sols) Exam 2 (Bring pencil, eraser, calculator that can do square root, two notes pages) After class: Review Investigation 4.1 In class: Comparing two groups with Quantitative response Recap 4.1 (ppt) Inv 4.2 Probability Exploration After class: Review/Practice Technology Instructions for Two-Sample t-test Start PP 4.2A and PP 4.2B In class: Two-sample t-procedures Finish Inv 4.2 (ppt) Practice Quetions 4.2A and 4.2B After class: Submitt PQ 4.2A, PP 4.2B with partner No Friday office hour this week? Read Week 8 Wrap-up Optional Quiz Monday Inv 4.3 (a)-(e) To Do: Optional: Quiz 7 (due midnight Monday) Inv 4.3 (a)-(e) in CourseKata Start HW 7 In class: Factors impacting p-value Review Inv 4.3 (ppt) PQ 4.3 Optional: "Shedding Light on the Riddle of Lefties and Rights" After class: Submit PQ 4.3 Complete Inv 4.4 (a)-(i) in CourseKata Optional: applet explorations Cont HW 7 Remember to vote! In class: Randomization tests for quantitative response Recap (ppt) Inv 4.4 (j) - (u) After class: Submit PQ 4.4 Complete Inv 4.4 (v)-(w) Continue HW 7 In class: Normal approximation Recap (ppt) Inv 4.5 After class: Submit PQ 4.5 Complete Inv 4.6 in Course Kata Continue HW 7 In class: Alternatives to t tests Recap (ppt) Inv 4.7 After class: Submit HW 7 Optional: Does Cloud Seeding Really Work?Links to an external site. Quiz 8 Prep work for Tuesday: Inv 4.8 (a)-(f) To Do: Review HW 7 solutions Quiz 7 (due midnight Monday) Inv 4.8 (a)-(f) in CourseKata Start HW 8 In class (ppt) Inv 4.8/4.9 After class: Continue Week 10 module (practice question 4.8) Continue HW 8 In class (ppt) Finish 4.9 PQ 4.9 After class: Investigation 4.10 Continue HW 8 In class (ppt) Recap 4.10 Sign test Inv 4.11 PQ 4.11 After class: Continue Week 10 module (practice problem 4.11) Continue HW 8 In class (ppt) Recap Case Study (pdf)) AtkinsWeightWatchers.txt Overview of Statistical Procedures handout (docLinks to an external site.) Solutions (pdf))  Final review handout  Final review problems After class: Submit HW 8 Optional: St. Patrick's day fun facts Please complete both course evaluations Cal Poly (Canvas) Chance Sunday Optional review session (Zoom) 5pm Monday Section 1 final 10:10-1pm (usual classroom) Tuesday Optional review session (Zoom) 4pm Wednesday Section 2 final 1:10-4pm (usucal classroom)