This schedule is tentative and may change at any time; please check back here often for updates. In particular, I expect the readings to change regularly; check back each week for new readings.
Week  Topic  Lecture Notes  Readings  Assignment 

Jan 9  Intro to class Current issues in statistics 
538 on Science; GFP; Accidents; Average; Replication; False; Public Perception; FMRI  Lit Review Assigned  
Jan 16  Cancelled: Martin Luther King day  
Jan 23  PValues and Hypothesis Tests Intro to R, Rmarkdown, and Reproducible Statistics 
Intro to R  Kline 3; Cohen ‘94; 538 on Science; G1; G2; Power; BASP; R4DS 18,27 

Jan 30  Basic Statistics Making arguments with statistics 
Simple Stats, practice  Kline 2; Gelman 2; Six Rules; Exploratory Studies R4DS 916 
Lit Review Due Basic Stats Assigned 
Feb 6  OLS: How it works OLS: Interpretation: Continuous Predictors 
statistics  Gelman 3 R4DS 2224 

Feb 13  OLS: Interpretation: Categorical Predictors OLS: Interpretation: Continuous Interactions 
OLS notes  Gelman 3 R4DS 2224 

Feb 20  OLS: Interpretation: Categorical Predictors OLS: Transformations and Many Predictors 
OLS 2  Gelman 4 R4DS 25 
Basic Stats Due OLS Analysis Assigned 
Feb 27  Writing up regression results  Writing Up, Example  Gelman A,B R4DS 3, 28 
Bring Preliminary OLS Analysis Presentations order decided 
Mar 6  Spring Break  
Mar 13  Assumptions and How to think about them Model Comparisons 
Model Comparisons  Gelman 22.1, Gelman 24  OLS Analysis Due Initial Choice Assigned 
Mar 20  Binary Data: Logistic Regression Interpreting Logistic Regression 
Gelman 5  
Mar 27  Binary Data: Logistic Regression Interpreting Logistic Regression 
Logistic, Titanic Data  Gelman 6,11,12  Initial Choice Due Logit Analysis Assigned 
Apr 3  Expanding your modeling toolkit: Multinomial, Poisson, and Random Effects Models 
Other Regressions, Survey, DC Schools  Gelman 9,10  
Apr 10  Statistical Theories of Causation Modeling and Measuring Causal Effects 
Causes of Effects, Strong Inference  TBD  Logit Analysis Due 
Apr 17  Structural Equation Models  
Apr 24  Bayesian Statistics Natural Language Processing 
Ethics  
May 1  Finals Week  Zombies,Dead Salmon  Final Paper Due 