CPSY 501 Fall 2008 Lecture Material

DateTopicsReadingsAssignments Due
Fri 5 Sep Introduction, Statistics Review (Sean out of town) Ch 1
Fri 12 Sep The "Big 4": significance and effect size, and interaction with sample size, power Ch 2-3
Fri 19 Sep Data Exploration: cleaning, missing data, outliers, assumptions of parametricity Ch 3-4 HW Assignment 1 due
Fri 26 Sep Regression: OLS (Ordinary Least-Squares) Simple Regression Ch 4-5Project dataset description due
Fri 3 Oct Regression: Hierarchical Multiple Regression Ch 5Last day for project proposal meeting
Fri 10 Oct Regression: mediator/moderator effects Ch 8REB (ethics) form due
Fri 17 Oct ANOVA and ANCOVA Ch 9 HW Assignment 2 due
(extended until Monday night 20 Oct!)
Fri 24 Oct ANOVA: Factorial ANOVA Ch 10
Fri 31 Oct ANOVA: Repeated-measures and mixed-design Ch 11-12
Fri 7 Nov ANOVA review; Reading journal articles
Fri 14 Nov Non-parametric equivalents to ANOVA Ch 13, 16 HW Assignment 3 due
Fri 21 Nov Additional topics: Log-linear analysis, Meta analysis
11am: Tutorial/talk on APA style by Jose
Fri 28 Nov Additional topics: MANOVA, Factor Analysis
Fri 5 Dec (no class) HW Assignment 4 due
Fri 12 Dec (no class) Final project manuscript due (12 noon)