2018 CLASS CALENDAR

 Week Dates Class Topic Assignment 1 JANUARY 08 10 12 1 2 3 Introduction & Math Preliminaries -The Numbers Problem- Scale, Ranks, and Categorical Data Parametric & [Nonparametric Statistics] Chapter 1 2 15 17 19 -- 4 5 KING RECESS Frequency & Probability Distributions The APA Results Section Figure One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words! Chapter 2 3 22 24 26 6 7 8 Central Tendency & Variability -The Outlier Problem- Which Average? [Modes (Proportions), Medians, and different Means!] Chapter 3 & Inside Front Cover [Skim Sections 15.2, 16.1-2] 4 29 31 FEBRUARY 02 9 10   11 Percentile Ranks, Standard Scores (z-scores), and the Normal Curve The Quasi-Interval Data Solution for Psychology? Chapter 4 & Appendix B 5 05 07 09 12 13 14 Descriptive Correlation & Regression rPearson, rSpearman, & η (“eta”) Significant (Reliable) Difference from Zero? Regression (Prediction) by the Best-Fit Straight Line [Cramer’s V & Spearman’s rho] Chapter 5, Significant Difference Lecture Slides & Appendices H & M [Skim Sections 15.6 & 16.8] 6 12 14 16 15 16 17 Probability Venn Diagrams Addition (or) & Multiplication (and) Theorems Conditional (Bayesian) Probabilities Test Decisions and Probabilities of the 2x2 Possible-Outcomes Matrix Chapter 6 & Probability Lecture Slides 7 19 21 23 18 19 20 Sampling Distributions, Standard Errors and the Normal Central Limits Theorem Why Parametric Tests are “Robust”? (--if your samples are large enough) Chapter 7 8 26 28   MARCH 02 21 22   23 REVIEW MIDTERM EXAMINATION Part I (Multiple-Choice) MIDTERM EXAMINATION Part II (Problems) Chapters 1-7. [Skim Sections 15.2, 15.6, 16.1-2 & 16.8] MAR 3-11 -- SPRING BREAK 12 14 16 24 25 26 Hypothesis Testing: Type I & II Errors, Test Power, and the .05 Criterion It’s all about your values and costs! One-Sample t-Test for Mean Differences [Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test for Biased Proportional Samples] Chapter 8 & Appendix D [Skim Section 15.14] 9 19  21 23 27 28 29 Statistical Research Design Independent-Groups t-Test Can Not Pair Scores Between Groups! Significant Reliability and Significant Effect Size: Cohen’s d, η2, and 95%CI [Mann-Whitney U Test] Chapter 9 Chapter 10, Effect Size Lecture Slides, SPSS Lab 9 Guide, & Inside Rear Cover [Section 16.3-4] 10 26 28 30 31 Correlated-Groups t-Test Can Pair Scores Between Groups! [Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test] *(Last Day to Drop with W) Chapter 11 & [Section 16.5] MAR 29 -APR 1 EASTER BREAK 11 APRIL 02 04 *06 *Last day to Withdraw 32 33 34 One-Way Between-Subjects ANOVA The Omnibus Test before Post-Hoc t-Tests (LSD, Bonferroni, Tukey, and Dunnett’s C Modifications of the t-Test for Post-Hoc Pairwise Comparisons) [Kruskal-Wallis Test] Chapter 12,  SPSS Lab 11 Guide, & Appendix F [Skim Section 16.6] 12 09 11     13 35 36     37 One-Way Repeated-Measures ANOVA -The Sphericity Problem- Huynh-Feldt ANOVA and Wilk’s Lamda MANOVA Solutions [Freidman ANOVA by Ranks as another solution] Chapter 13 & SPSS Lab 12 Guide  [Skim Section 16.7] 13 16 18 20 38 39 40 Two-Way Between-Subjects ANOVA Two Independent Variables (Factors) and One Dependent Variable (Uni-variate) Main Effects and Their Interaction! Chapter 17 & SPSS Lab 13 Guide 15 23 25 41 42 REVIEW 16 APRIL 30 MONDAY @ 11:00am 43 FINAL EXAMINATION COMPREHENSIVE  Emphasis of Chapters 7-13+17. [Skim 16.1-8]