AML 612 Spring 2018: list of modules

Statistical Methods for Students in the Life and Social Sciences

(aka: How to be a Data Boss)

Objectives:

This course is meant to introduce students in the life and social sciences to the skill set needed to do well-executed and well-explicated statistical analyses.  The course is aimed at students with little prior experience in statistical analyses, but prior exposure to “stats 101″-type courses is helpful.  The course will be almost entirely based on material posted on this website.  The course syllabus can be found here. There is no textbook for this course, but recommended reading is How to Lie with Statistics by Irving Geis, Statistical Data Analysis by Glen Cowan, and Applied Linear Statistical Models by Kutner et al (doesn’t really matter which edition). Continue reading