Please read the specified sections *after* the class posted, but *before* the next class.

**NO CLASS**

**NO CLASS**

**FIRST DAY OF CLASSES - NO LAB**

- Questionnaire
- Introduction and syllabus
- Randomization activity: Is Yawning Contagious?
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch. 1.1-1.3
- HW #1 due Wednesday 1/31

- Income Mobility by College
- Data & Data Collection (link to Google Spreadsheet)
- Laptop Loan program
- Michael Jordan talk at UMass tomorrow
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch. 1.4, 1.5

**HW #1 due today**- Sampling and Experiments
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch. 1.6

- Intro to R and RStudio
- R Study Guide
- Homework:
- Lab #1: Intro to R due next Monday 2/5

- Numerical data
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch. 1.7

- Extra credit reading: Nature editorial on reproducible research
- post comment on Slack channel for point added to HW grade

- Read OI, Ch. 1.7

**Lab #1 due today**- Categorical data
- Spurious Correlations
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch. 5.1
- HW #2 due tomorrow 2/7

**SNOW DAY**- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 5.2

- Intro to Data
- Smithies in Statistical and Data Science (SSDS)
*AND*DataFest General Info session tonight, SR 301, 7-8p - DataFest Slides

**HW #2 due today**- Bivariate relationships
- DataCamp
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 5.3

**Lab #2 due today**- Simple Linear Regression
- Least Squares Fitting
- Sexual Harassment in Stats/Data Science
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 6.1

- Linear Fit
- Multiple Regression
- Take-home exam procedures
- Homework:
- Study!

**R Quiz**(see R Study Guide)- Linear Regression

**HW #3 due today****REVIEW SESSION FOR EXAM 1****EXAM 1 handed out**

**Lab #3 due today**- Project reminder
- Multiple Regression
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 2.1-2.3

**EXAM 1 DUE****RALLY DAY – NO CLASS**

- Read OI, Ch 2.4-2.5
- Carefully read through project instructions

**Lab #4 due today**- Hypothesis Testing
- Simulation
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 2.6

**HW #4 due today**- Normal Distribution
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 2.7
- Extra credit reading: Psychology Journal Bans p-Values
- post comment on Slack channel

- Applying the normal model
- Homework:
- Work on proposals

**NO CLASS - Women in Data Science (WiDS) Central Massachusetts**- Worcester Polytechnique Institute 9:00a-4:30p
- Live Stream of WiDS at Stanford

**Lab #5 due today**- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 2.8
- Work on Initial Project Proposals (due on Friday)

- Mid-Semester Assessment
- Confidence Intervals
**HW #5 due today**- Homework:
- Reading TBD
- Extra credit reading: Using Data Science to fight hate

**Initial Project Proposals due**(upload to Moodle)- Probability and Random Variables
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 3.1 - 3.3

**Lab #6 due today****NO CLASS – SPRING BREAK**

**NO CLASS – SPRING BREAK**

**NO CLASS – SPRING BREAK**

**NO CLASS – SPRING BREAK**

- Inference for a single proportion
- Homework:
- Review OI, Ch 3.2

- Tuesday March 20, SDS Presentation of the Major
- Ford 240, 12-1p
- Lunch will be served!

**HW #6 due today**- Difference of two proportions
- Homework:
- Review OI, Ch 3.3

- Difference of two proportions
- DataFest starts tonight!
- Homework:
- Read OI, 3.4

**Lab #7 due today**- Testing The Standards: Do Gender Differences Matter For Combat?

- Difference of two proportions
- Homework:
- Study for exam 2!
- Work on HW 7
- Extra credit reading: Learning to See Data

**HW #7 discussed in class****REVIEW SESSION FOR EXAM 2****EXAM 2 Handed Out**- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 4.1

**Lab #8 due today**- One sample means
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 4.2

**HW #8 cancelled!!****EXAM 2 Due today**- Type I and type II error
- Paired data
- Homework:
- Read OI, Ch 4.3

- Difference of Two Means
- ANOVA
- Voices: Statistics might be the most important class you take in college
- Homework:
- Unlocking the power of data Ch 3.3 (PDF on Moodle, week of April 16)
- Read Unlocking Ch 3.0-3.2 for confidence interval review

**Lab #9 due today****Revised Project Proposal due**(upload to Moodle)- Bootstrapping methods
- Homework:
- Unlocking Ch 3.4

**HW #9 due today**- Bootstrapping methods
- Homework:
- Review OI, Ch. 5.1-5.3

- Read OI, Ch 5.4

**Lab #10 due today**- Bootstrap for Regression
- Homework:
- Review OI, Ch. 6.1
- Read OI, Ch 6.2

- Regression diagnostics
- Multiple Regression Review
- Homework:
- Study for Exam 3!

- Multiple Regression
- Rachel Shutt’s talk @ 5pm, Stoddard G2

**HW #10 due today****Data & Data Dictionary Due**(upload to Moodle)**REVIEW SESSION FOR EXAM 3****EXAM 3 Handed out today**

**Lab #11 due today**- Projects

**EXAM 3 Due today**- Projects

**NO LAB - WORK ON PROJECTS**

- Projects

**Oral Project Presentations**- Groups: J, G, I, B

**NO LAB**

- Reading period

- Reading period

**Project Technical Report and Group Dynamic due**(upload to Moodle)