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
Tuesday Oct 24: Project data and research questions due by 5pm Lab 8: Chisquared tests of independence and goodness of fit 
OI: Chapter 6 Sec. 6.36.4 
Oct 30  Nov 3 
Inference for numerical responses: ttests, ANOVA, and multiple comparisons

OI: Chapter 5 Sec. 5.15.3, 5.5 
Nov 610 
Finish ANOVA and multiple comparisons; introduction to linear models. Tuesday Nov 7: Project proposal due by 5pm Lab: Review for Midterm 2 exam  come prepared with questions 
OI: Chapter 8 Section 8.1 
Nov 1317 
Simple linear regression Tuesday Nov 14: Midterm 2 Exam

OI: Chapter 7 
Nov 2024 
Simple linear regression Lab: None  Thanksgiving 
OI: Chapter 7 
Nov 27  Dec 1 
Multiple linear regression and model selection Tuesday Nov 28: Project draft report due by 5pm 
OI: Chapter 8 Section 8.28.3 
Dec 48 
Review and project presentations
Lab: None  Office hours 

Finals Week 
Monday Dec 11: Project final report due by 5pm Comprehensive final exam: Friday, Dec 15 2:003:50pm
