Week 1

Thurs 8-29.

No Class Meeting

Week 2

Tues 9-3.

Course Overview, Introduction to Quantitative Methods
[ppt]

Text: Chapter 1

Text: Chapter 1

Thurs 9-5.

Variables, Constructs, and Measurement

Week 3

Tues 9-10.

The Mean as a Statistical Model
[ppt]

Text: Chapter 3.1 - 3.2

Optional: Anderson, The End of Theory, Wired Magazine 2008.

Text: Chapter 3.1 - 3.2

Optional: Anderson, The End of Theory, Wired Magazine 2008.

Thurs 9-12.

Normal Curves, Confidence Intervals, and the Central Limit Theorem

Text: Chapter 6

Text: Chapter 6

Week 4

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Week 12

Tues 11-12.

Thurs 11-14.

Causal Inference in Data Analysis

Guest lecture by Prof. Jesse Anttila-Hughes, University of San Francisco

Guest lecture by Prof. Jesse Anttila-Hughes, University of San Francisco

Week 13

Tues 11-19.

No class

Thurs 11-21.

No class

Week 14

Week 15

Tues 12-3.

Thurs 12-5.

Guest lecture by Mollie Epstein, University of California, San Francisco