Week 1 - Introduction to Stats 67 and Data

Welcome to the course! Before we start learning statistics we will get to know each other, the tools we will use, and the policies of the course. If you have any questions about Week 1 materials please post them on the discussion board on Canvas. If you click on icons such as it would direct you to the appropriate link where the course material lies.

Notes Links Due
Welcome to the Course
Getting to Know Your Professor
Getting to Know Your TA
Getting to Know Your Reader
Introduce Yourself to the Class Extra credit opportunity Aug 6, 5 pm
Introduce Yourself to the Teaching Team The responses to this "quiz" will not be available to your classmates. It is untimed. Aug 6, 5 pm
Getting to Know the Course Website     Take time go over the contents of this website, especially read the policies section. Do not forget to bookmark stats4cs.com.
How to be Successful in Stats 67
Syllabus Quiz Timed 30 min. Before taking it you need to read all the information on this course website. If you have questions come to office hours first before taking the quiz. Aug 6, 5 pm
Download and install R Download R before moving to the next step.  
Download and install RStudio  
Getting started with R  
Download VPN     Use the instructions to download VPN so that you can access resources that are only available on the campus network.
Toolbox Quiz Aug 6, 5 pm
Introduction to Data    
Variable Types  
Data Quiz Aug 6, 5 pm
Descriptive Statistics  
Descriptive Statistics in R    
Descriptive Statistics Quiz   Aug 6, 5 pm
Visual Summaries   
Visual Summaries Quiz Aug 6, 5 pm
Relationship Between Two Variables  
Two Variables Quiz Aug 6, 5 pm
Simpson's Paradox  
Study Design  
Study Design Quiz Aug 6, 5 pm
Optional Reading     from OpenIntro pages 7-70 Aug 7, 5 pm
Introduction to Data and Study Design Homework 1. Timed. Once you start it, you have 120 minutes to complete it. There is plenty of time to complete it, but before you start make sure to have your notes ready. Do not start it until you have reviewed the whole week and you are ready to complete all the homework at once.   Aug 14, 5 pm