We shall cover chapters 1 through 8 of the textbook (the entire Queen's University
Custom Edition), with a few omissions posted below. The following outline is an
*approximate* timeline of when we'll cover the various material; some small
variation may occur from week to week.

The "applets" linked below give you an interactive demonstration of the concents covered in the course material.

# Outline and Schedule

The following chapters are for the 2016 textbook edition.

The following chapters are for the 2012 textbook edition.

Week and Topic | Chapter (2012e) | Chapter (2016e) | Applets | Additional Material |
---|---|---|---|---|

1: Graphs and sample statistics | 1.1-1.2 | 1.1-1.3 | onevar, meanmedian | summation, pie chart comic |

2: normal densities, scatter plots, correlation, two-way tables | 1.3, 2.1–2.2, 2.5 | 1.4, 2.1–2.2, 2.5 | normalcurve, twovar | mode, weighted mean, grouped data, uniform density, covariance |

3: data sources, samples, experiments | 3 | 3 | randomsample | BC pre-election poll, post-election explanation |

4: probability | 4.1–4.2, 5.1–5.2 | 4.1–4.3 | probability | summation, variance, CLT example |

5: random variables; (exercise 1 due) | 4.3 | 4.4–4.5 | simulation, lawoflargenumbers, clt_samplemean | |

6: binomial distribution; (midterm 1) | 5.3 | 5.1 | simulation, clt_binomial | |

7: sampling distributions | 4.4 | 5.3, 6.1 | confidenceinterval, statsig | Adding random variables slides (Central Limit Theorem) |

8: inference | 6 | 6.2–6.3 | reasoning, statsig, pvalue, power | XKCD comic on p=0.05, Notes on hypothesis testing, Sampling distribution graphs |

9: (exercise 2 due); inference (cont'd) | 6 | 6.4–6.5 | ||

10: inference for means; (midterm 2) | 7 | 7 | ciprop | |

11: inference for proportions | 8 | 8 | correlationregression, twovar | Fitted values & residuals graphs |

12: least-squares regression | 2.3–2.4 | 2.3–2.4 | Regression notes |

# Omissions

The material from the following sections of the textbook will not be covered in lectures or on the assignments/tests.

The following chapters are for the 2016 textbook edition.

The following chapters are for the 2012 textbook edition.

Topic | Pages (2012e) | Pages (2016e) |
---|---|---|

Assessing Normality | 54–57 | 51–54 |

Poisson distributions | 319–324 (section 5.4) | 267–274 (section 5.2) |

BEYOND THE BASICS: The Bootstrap | 346–347 | 372–373 |

Option topics in comparing distributions | 439–445 (section 7.3) | |

BEYOND THE BASICS: Relative Risk | 480–481 | 447–448 |

# Academic Integrity

You are expected and required to conduct yourself with *academic integrity* in
this course (and all others at Queen's). See the Academic
Integrity page.

# Grades, Assignments, Tests, etc.

See the Assignments, Tests & Grades page.