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]