Schedule

Tuesday 9/7 Course Introduction
Thursday
9/9
Codebooks and Data Architecture
Friday
9/10
NO DROP-IN HOURS

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 1 and Blog Entry 1

Blog Entry 1 (Your blog entry should include the information below and any additional reflection or questions you have moving forward. Please refer to the syllabus for instructions on how you should submit your blog).
– Project Component A
– Are you happy with your research question? Are you having trouble focusing on one topic or association of interest?
Tuesday
9/14
Literature Review
Thursday
9/16
Writing about Empirical Research
Submission Due: Quiz 2 (before start of class) 
Friday
9/17
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Blog Entry 2

Blog Entry 2
– Discuss any changes to your research question
– Project Component B
– Did you struggle to find literature that pertained to your project?
Tuesday
9/21
Working with Data
Submission Due: Quiz 3 (before start of class) 
Thursday
9/23
Working with Data (cont.)

Continue work on Research Plan Outline
Friday
9/24
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 2 and Blog Entry 3

Blog Entry 3
– Discuss any changes to your research question and the reason for these changes
– Project Components C&D
– Any general concerns about your project as you move forward?
Tuesday
9/28
Data Management

Submission Due: Quiz 4 (before start of class), Mini-Assignment 3 (due 9/29 by 6PM)
Thursday
9/30
Exam 1
Friday
10/1
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Blog Entry 4

Blog Entry 4
– Project Component E
– Do you feel like your project is on track? If not, what type of support do you feel you need in order to move forward?
– What type of data management decisions do you still have left?
Tuesday
10/5
Graphing Variables

Submission Due: Quiz 5 (before start of class)
Thursday
10/7
Graphing Relationships

Submission Due: Quiz 6 (before start of class)
Friday
10/8
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 4 and Blog Entry 5

Blog Entry 5
– Project Component F
– Describe any current roadblocks on your project. What is your next step in moving forward?
Tuesday
10/12
Hypothesis Testing and ANOVA

Submission Due: Quiz 7 (before start of class)
Thursday
10/14
Chi-square

Submission Due: Quiz 8 (before start of class)
Friday
10/15
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 5 & Research Plan Paper
Tuesday
10/19
Correlation

Submission Due: 
– Quiz 9 (before start of class)
– Mini-Assignment 6 (by 6pm)
Thursday
10/21
Exam 2
Friday
10/22
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm:  Blog Entry 6

Blog Entry 6
– Project Components G&H
– Does your graph meet your expectations about the relationship between the variables under consideration?
– How do these components connect to your research question?
Tuesday
10/26
FALL BREAK
Thursday
10/28
Regression and Study Design

Submission Due: Quiz 10 (before start of class)
Friday
10/29
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 7
Tuesday
11/2
Multiple Linear Regression

Submission Due: Quiz 11 (before start of class)
Thursday
11/4
Confounding and Multivariate Models

Submission Due: Quiz 12 (before start of class)
Friday
11/5
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 8 & 9 & Blog Entry 7

Blog Entry 7
– Project Component I
– Describe additional variables you want to bring into your study. Why do you think they are important or interesting to explore?
– How do these additional variables of interest connect to the literature?
Tuesday
11/9
Moderating Variables

Submission Due: Quiz 13 (before start of class)
Thursday
11/11
Logistic Regression

Submission Due:  Quiz 14 (before class) 
Friday
11/12
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignments 10-11 & Blog Entry 8

Blog Entry 8
– Project Component J
Tuesday
11/16
Logistic Regression (cont.)
Thursday
11/18
Exam 3
Friday
11/19
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Blog Entry 9 (Project Components K & L)

Complete Project Component M in WordPress 
Tuesday
11/23
Making Posters

Submission Due by 6pm: Blog Entry 10

Blog Entry 10
Describe anything that you are working on. This may include:
– A new visualization or graph you think you would like to use on your final poster.
– A new analysis you have performed
Do have any questions or concerns about your project? This will be your last opportunity to get written feedback from your peer mentor?
Thursday
11/25
THANKSGIVING BREAK
Friday
11/26
THANKSGIVING BREAK
Tuesday
11/30
Analysis and Poster Work (cont.)
Thursday
12/2
Analysis and Poster Work (cont.)
Friday
12/3
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Posters on WordPress page AND Moodle
Tuesday
12/7
Exam 4 Practice

Submission Due: Project Abstract on WordPress page by end of day 
Thursday
12/9
Exam 4
Friday
12/10
POSTER SESSION – NOON TO 3PM