Syllabus/Schedule, Stats 1 (wks 1-3)

WEEKS 4 TO 7
WEEKS 8 TO 10

 

 

Week

 

date beginning

 

Subject

 

Readings

 

Questions

 1
1/4, 1/7

Course orientation. The Use and Abuse of Statistics . What is statistics? Experimental design? Measures of central tendency and dispersion

Zar, chapters 1-4

Visit weblinks on research design

3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2

 2
1/11, 1/14

Presenting your results. Graphs and write-ups. Critical analysis of statistical presentation

3
1/18, 1/21

Probability

Zar, chapter 5

All questions in ch. 5 (practice, practice, practice!)