Week 0

Jan 3 - Jan 7

Getting Ready for STATS 6

Notes Links Due
Getting to Know the Course Website     Take time go over the contents of this website, especially read the policies section. Do not forget to bookmark introdata.science.
Get a GitHub username IMMEDIATELY
Introduce Yourself to the Teaching Team The responses to this “quiz” will not be available to your classmates. The quiz is not timed. Jan 5, 5 pm
Get Your Tech Ready The responses to this “quiz” will help us make sure that you are ready for the first class in terms of your tech needs. The quiz is not timed but it will take about half an hour to an hour to complete all the tasks. Jan 5, 5:00 pm
Syllabus Quiz     Jan 5, 5:00 pm

Week 1

Jan 8 - 14

Notes Links Due
Introduction to STATS 6 and the Toolkit     Welcome!!!
Reading Section 1.2
Describing Data with Numbers     Data Frames, Variables, and Descriptive Statistics
Reading Section 2.1
Homework 1: First Steps with Data     In Week 1 repo Jan 15, 12:15 pm

Week 2

Jan 15 - 21

Notes Links Due
NO LECTURE on Monday due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Data Representations: Part I     Data Visualization
Reading Chapter 3
Homework 2: Data Visualization     In Week 2 repo Jan 22, 12:15 pm

Week 3

Jan 22 - 28

Notes Links Due
Data Representations: Part II     Accessible Visualizations, Data Verbalization, Sonification, and Tactualization
Data Wrangling: Part I     Pipe Operator, Subsetting Data Frames, Changing Variables
Reading Chapter 5
Homework 3: Data Wrangling     In Week 3 repo Jan 29, 12:15 pm

Week 4

Jan 29 - Feb 4

Notes Links Due
Data Wrangling: Part II     Aggregating Data and Data Joins
Reading Chapter 13
Good Workflow Practices for Reproducible Data Science    
Reading on Reproducibility by Roger Peng
No homework     Please focus on project proposals Feb 21, 2024 at 11:59 pm
Project Proposal     In Week 4 repo Feb 21, 2024 at 11:59 pm

Week 5

Feb 5 - 11

Notes Links Due
Working with Strings, Factors, and Dates    
Reading Chapter 14, 15, and 16
Web Scraping    
Midterm Policies   
Midterm    In class Feb 12, 12:30 pm
Project proposal    Instructions in Week 4 repos Feb 21, 11:59 pm

Week 6

Feb 12 - 18

Notes Links Due
Midterm    In class Feb 12, 12:30 pm
Introduction to Bayesian Inference: The Beta-Binomial Model    
Reading Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
Optional Reading Chapters 3 and 4
Homework 6: Bayesian Ideas     In Week 6 repo Feb 20, 12:15 pm
Project proposal    Instructions in Week 4 repos Feb 21, 11:59 pm

Week 7

Feb 19 - 25

Notes Links Due
NO LECTURE on Monday     due to Presidents’ Day
Introduction to Bayesian Inference: Credible Intervals and Hyptohesis Testing    
Reading Section 8.2
Homework 7: Bayesian Inference     In Week 7 repo Feb 26, 12:15 pm

Week 8

Feb 26 - Mar 3

Notes Links Due
Introduction to Frequentist Inference    
Reading Section 5.1
Introduction to Frequentist Inference: Inference for a Proportion    
Reading Section 6.1
Homework 8: Frequentist Inference    In Week 8 repo Mar 4, 12:15 pm

Week 9

Mar 4 - March 10

Notes Links Due
Simple Linear Regression, Sampling, and Study Design    
Reading Chapter 7
Multiple Linear Regression, Transformations, and Model Evaluation    
Reading Chapter 8
Homework 9: Linear Regression    In Week 9 repo Mar 11, 12:15 pm

Week 10

TBA

Final Week

TBA