Course Schedule
Applied Statistics
Dr. Rachel Hall

Date 
Topic 
Reading (due next class) 
Textbook problems (due next class) 
Homework to be turned in 
1 
Mon, Aug 30 
The Role of Statistics 
1.11.4 
1.1, 1.3, 1.9, 1.11, 1.13 Instructions for SPSS Chapter 1 

2 
Wed, Sep 1 
The Data Analysis Process/Sampling 
2.12.3 
2.6, 2.8, 2.12, 2.21 (prepare
for Wed, Sept 8) Instructions for SPSS Chapter 2 

3 
Fri, Sep 3 
Sampling Introduction to SPSS 
2.12.3 
2.6, 2.8, 2.12, 2.21 
HW #1 due: Navigating the course web page 
Mon, Sep 6 
LABOR DAY 

4 
Wed, Sep 8 
Observational Studies 
2.32.5 
2.29, 2.31, 2.37, 2.40, 2.48, 2.55, 2.57 

5 
Fri, Sep 10 
Experimental Studies 
2.5 


6 
Mon, Sep 13 

3.1, 3.3, 3.4 


7 
Wed, Sep 15 
Numerical Methods for Summarizing Data 
4.14.3 


8 
Fri, Sep 17 
Numerical Methods for Summarizing Data 



9 
Mon, Sep 20 

4.44.5 


10 
Wed, Sep 22 



11 
Fri, Sep 24 
TEST 1 
CHAPTERS 14 

12 
Mon, Sep 27 
Introduction to Correlation and Regression 
5.15.2 

13 
Wed, Sep 29 
Introduction to Correlation and Regression 



14 
Fri, Oct 1 

5.35 
For each
problem, use the equation for the regression line given in the answer key
5.19, 5.21 , 5.33, 5.41 

15 
Mon, Oct 4 
Introduction to Probability 
6.16.3 


16 
Wed, Oct 6 
Introduction to Probability 
6.16.3 


17 
Fri, Oct 8 




18 
Mon, Oct 11 



19 
Wed, Oct 13 
Conditional Probability, Independence 


20 
Fri, Oct 15 


Mon, Oct 18 
FALL BREAK 

21 
Wed, Oct 20 
Theoretical Distribution for Random Variables 
7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 


22 
Fri, Oct 22 


23 
Mon, Oct 25 
Probability Distributions for Continuous Random Variables 
7.3 


24 
Wed, Oct 27 
The Normal Distribution 
7.6 
see also
HW #4 due Monday 

25 
Fri, Oct 29 

8.18.3 


26 
Mon, Nov 1 




27 
Wed, Nov 3 

28 
Fri, Nov 5 
TEST 2 
CHAPTERS 58 

29 
Mon, Nov 8 
Review of Normal and Sampling Distributions 
7.6, 8.18.3 

30 
Wed, Nov 10 
Point Estimation 
9.1 


31 
Fri, Nov 12 




32 
Mon, Nov 15 
Confidence Interval for Mean 
9.3,9.4 


33 
Wed, Nov 17 
Hypothesis Testing Basics 
10.1 


34 
Fri, Nov 19 
Errors in
Hypothesis Testing 
10.2 


35 
Mon, Nov 22 
Hypothesis
Testing for a Population Proportion 
10.3 


Wed, Nov 24 
THANKSGIVING 

Fri, Nov 26 
THANKSGIVING 

36 
Mon, Nov 29 
Hypothesis
Testing for a Population Proportion 

10.22, 10.23,
10.24 

37 
Wed, Dec 1 


38 
Fri, Dec 3 
TEST 3 
CHAPTERS 810.2 

39 
Mon, Dec 6 
Hypothesis Testing
for a Population Proportion 
10.3 

40 
Wed, Dec 8 
Hypothesis Testing for Population Mean 
10.4 


41 
Fri, Dec 10 



42 
Mon, Dec 13 


Wed, Dec 15, 11:301:30 in SC 317 
FINAL EXAM 
CHAPTERS 110.4 