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Topic Dates Description
Welcome to Fall 22 8/22 Introduction to class and your learning materials
Data Architecture 8/22 Data entry, spreadsheets, metadata, codebooks
Formulating research questions 8/29 Asking questions is easy. Asking answerable questions is more difficult.
Data Management 8/31-9/11 Where an inordinate amount of time is spent
Describing distributions of data 9/12-9/18 Visualizing your data is the first line of defense against bad data
Describing Relationships 9/19-10/02 First step in investigating a question about an association
Study Design 10/03 How did the data come to be?
Inference with Mathematical Models 10/05-10/10 If all else fails, use ‘significant at p>.05 level’ and hope no one notices. Ref:
Modeling Bivariate Relationships 10/12 - 10/24
Linear Regression 10/24 - 10/26 Everything is a linear model
Moderation and Stratification 10/31 - 11/6 Identifing different trends within subgroups
Multiple Regression 11/07 - 11/18 Because life isn’t bivariate
Model Building 11/28 - 11/30 Part science, part art
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