Hummel STA6167syllabusF2011

Hummel STA6167syllabusF2011 - STA 6167: Statistical Methods...

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STA 6167 : Statistical Methods in Research II Fall 2011 (T Periods 2, R Period 2-3) Sections 038F, 038G COURSE OBJECTIVE To train graduate students in basic statistical tools with the aim of promoting sound scientific research based on good statistical thinking and practice. PREREQUISITE STA 6166 INSTRUCTOR Ruth M Hummel Office: 409 McCarty C Phone: (352) 392-1947 E-mail: rhummel@ufl.edu Office hours: M 1:55-2:45 R 3:00-3:50 TA Arkendu Chatterjee Office: 401 McCarty C E-mail: achatter@ufl.edu Office hours: TBD CLASS WEBSITE http://lss.at.ufl.edu/ -- Login to e-Learning in Sakai using your GatorLink username and password to access the STA 6167 page. TEXTBOOK Course Notes Pack. The “Notes” include all lecture slides presented during the semester, a collection of reading assignments, and the weekly homework assignments, which will be available on Sakai. COMPUTER LABS Labs are a required component of this course, and attendance in lab is mandatory. Please make an effort to attend the lab section for which you are scheduled, or make an alternate arrangement with the TA. The content covered in lab will relate to the weekly lectures and homework assignments and will help to prepare you for the exams. All 6166 computer labs are held in 2103 McCarty Hall B. Tuesday 9:35 am – 10:25 am (Period 3) – Section 038F Tuesday 10:40 am – 11:30 am (Period 4) – Section 038G EXAMS There will be three take-home exams during the semester. Exams will focus on the material in the unit just covered, but may include material from previous units as well. The exams will each be worth 25% of your final grade. Exam 1: September 22-27 Exam 2: October 20-28 Exam 3: December 1-9 HOMEWORK Homework will typically be assigned once a week. In total, the homework assignments will be worth 25% of your grade, and the lowest two scores will be dropped. Late homework will never be accepted. While you may consult with classmates, TAs, and the instructor, the work you
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