Schedule

Thursday
1/27
Course Introduction
Friday
1/28

NO DROP-IN HOURS
Tuesday
2/1
Codebooks and Data Architecture
Submission Due: Quiz 1 (before start of class) 
Thursday
2/3
Literature Review
Friday
2/4
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
2/8
Writing about Empirical Research
Submission Due: Quiz 2 (before start of class) 
Thursday
2/10
Working with Data
Submission Due: Quiz 3 (before start of class) 
Friday
2/11
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 2 and 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
2/15
Working with Data (cont.)

Continue work on Research Plan Outline
Thursday
2/17
Data Management

Submission Due: Quiz 4 (before start of class)
Friday
2/18
Drop-in Hours

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

Blog Entry 3
– Project Components C&D
Tuesday
2/22
Exam 1
Thursday
2/24
Graphing Variables
Graphing Relationships

Submission Due: Quizzes 5&6 (before start of class)
Friday
2/25
Drop-in Hours

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

Blog Entry 4
– Project Component E&F
– Describe any current roadblocks on your project. What is your next step in moving forward?
Tuesday
3/1

Hypothesis Testing and ANOVA

Submission Due: Quiz 7 (before start of class)
Thursday
3/3

Chi-square

Submission Due: Quiz 8 (before start of class)
Friday
3/4
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 5 & Research Plan Paper
Tuesday
3/8

Correlation

Submission Due: 
– Quiz 9 (before start of class)
– Mini-Assignment 6 (by 6pm)
Thursday
3/10
Exam 2
Friday
3/11
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm:  Blog Entry 5

Blog Entry 5
– 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?
SPRING BREAK
Tuesday
3/22
Regression and Study Design

Submission Due: Quiz 10 (before start of class)
Thursday
3/24
Multiple Linear Regression

Submission Due: Quiz 11 (before start of class)
Friday
3/25
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignment 7
Tuesday
3/29
Confounding and Multivariate Models

Submission Due: Quiz 12 (before start of class)
Thursday
3/31
Moderating Variables

Submission Due: Quiz 13 (before start of class)
Friday
4/1
Drop-in Hours

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

Blog Entry 6
– 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
4/5
Logistic Regression

Submission Due:  Quiz 14 (before class) 
Thursday
4/7
Logistic Regression (cont.)
Friday
4/8
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Mini-Assignments 10-11 & Blog Entry 7

Blog Entry 7
– Project Component J
Tuesday
4/12
Exam 3
Thursday
4/14

Making Posters
Friday
4/15
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Blog Entry 8 (Project Components K & L)

Blog Entry 8
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.
Tuesday
4/19
Analysis and Poster Work (cont.)

Submission Due by 6pm: Complete Project Component M in WordPress 
Thursday
4/21
Analysis and Poster Work (cont.)
Friday
4/22
Drop-in Hours

Submission Due by 6pm: Posters on WordPress page AND Moodle
Tuesday
4/26
Exam 4 Practice
Submission Due by 6pm: Project Abstract on WordPress
Thursday
4/28
Exam 4 Practice (cont.) and practice presentations
Friday
4/29

POSTER SESSION – 1PM TO 3PM
Tuesday
5/3
Exam 4