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Psyc 601: Quantitative Methods  

Date  Topic  Readings  Assignments 
8/31/2006

Introduction to Quantitative Methods


Personal Description


NO Discussion Session



9/5/2006

Probability Theory (Sets and Events)

Chapter 1

Hw_Ch01

9/7/2006

Probability Theory (Bayes Theorem)

Article 1

Discussion 1


Discussion Session 1



9/12/2006

Frequency Distributions (Measurement)

Chapter 2

Hw_Ch02

9/14/2006

Frequency Distributions (Tables and Graphs)




Discussion Session 2



9/19/2006

Discrete Random Variables:

Chapter 3

Hw_Ch03

9/21/2006

The Binomial Distribution

Article 2

Discussion 2


Discussion Session 3



9/26/2006

Algebra of Expectation

Chapter 4

Hw_Ch04

9/28/2006

Central Tendency




Discussion Session 4



10/3/2006

Variability



10/5/2006

Sampling Distributions

Chapter 5

Hw_Ch05


Exam 1



10/10/2006

Point Estimation

Article 3

Discussion 3

10/12/2006

Normal Population

Chapter 6

Hw_Ch06


Discussion Session 5



10/17/2006

Sampling Distributions



10/19/2006

Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 7

Hw_Ch07


Discussion Session 6



10/24/2006

continued

Article 4

Discussion 4

10/26/2006

Inferences About Population Means

Chapter 8

Hw_Ch08


Discussion Session 7



10/31/2006

(Comparing Two Means)



11/2/2006

ChiSquare

Chapter 9

Hw_Ch09


Discussion Session 8



11/7/2006

F Distributions



11/9/2006

General Linear Model

Chapter 10

Hw_Ch10


Exam 2



11/14/2006

Analysis of Variance

Article 5

Discussion 5

11/16/2006

Comparisons Among Means

Chapter 11

Hw_Ch11


Discussion Session 9



11/21/2006

Correlation and Regression (Part 1)

Chapter 14


11/23/2006

Thanksgiving Break



11/28/2006

continued (Part 1)


Hw_Ch14

11/30/2006

Correlation and Regression (Part 2)




Discussion Session 10



12/5/2006

continued (Part 2)

Article 6

Discussion 6

12/7/2006

Analyzing Qualitative Data: ChiSquare Tests




Discussion Session 11



12/12/2006

Nonparametric Tests

Chapter 18

Hw_Ch18

12/15/2006

Final Exam (8:00  10:00)


