Stat 401 Course Calendar
Week  Topics  Reading 

Aug 28  Sep 1 
Data collection basics: observational studies and experiments 
OI: Chapter 1 Sec. 1.11.5 
Sep 48 
Descriptive statistics and data visualization

OI: Chapter 1 Sec. 1.61.8 (skip 1.6.8) 
Sep 1115 
Probability

OI: Chapter 2 Sec. 2.12.3 
Sep 1822 
Random variables and their distributions

OI: Chapter 2 Sec. 2.42.5 OI: Chapter 3 Sec. 3.13.2, 3.4 
Sep 2529 
Foundations of inference

ISRS: Chapter 2 Sec. 2.12.5, 2.72.8 
Oct 26 
Foundations of inference

ISRS: Chapter 2 Sec. 2.12.5, 2.72.8 
Oct 913 
Inference for categorical responses: One and two proportions

OI: Chapter 6 Sec. 6.16.2, 6.56.6 
Oct 1620 
Review and summarize weeks 17. Thursday Oct 19: Midterm 1 Exam
Lab: None 

Oct 2327 
Inference for one and twoway tables: Testing for goodnessoffit and independence Inference for numerical responses: One and paired means Lab: TBD 
OI: Chapter 6 Sec. 6.36.4 OI: Chapter 5 Sec. 5.15.2 
Oct 30  Nov 3 
Inference for numerical responses: Bootstrapping and two means Lab: TBD 
ISRS: Chapter 4 Sec. 4.5 OI: Chapter 5 Sec. 5.35.4 
Nov 610 
Inference for numerical responses: ANOVA and multiple comparisons Lab: TBD 
OI: Chapter 5 Sec. 5.5 
Nov 1317 
Linear regression Lab: TBD Tuesday Nov 14: Midterm 2 Exam 
OI: Chapter 7 
Nov 2024 
Linear regression Lab: None  Thanksgiving 
OI: Chapter 7 
Nov 27  Dec 1 
Introduction to multiple linear regression Lab: TBD 
OI: Chapter 8 Section 8.1 
Dec 48 
Review and project presentations Lab: None 

Finals Week 
Comprehensive final exam: Friday, Dec 15 2:003:50pm 