Biology 345 - Biometry
Fall 2005- Sonoma State University
Lecture Schedule
(pdf of lecture schedule)


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Date

Lecture Topic

Readings chapter#(page numbers)

1

Aug 25

Course introduction - purpose of statistics

1(1-7)

2

30

Variables, uncertainty

1(7-13)

Sep 1

Probability distributions, inference, estimates

1(7-13),2(14-25)

3

6

Estimates of dispersion

3(32-54)

8

Hypothesis testing: ideas and example

3(32-54)

4

13

More on hypothesis testing, correlation

5(72-98)

15

Correlation and linear regression

5(98-100,107-110),6(111-122)

5

20

Multiple regression

6(122-130)

22

EXAM 1

6

Sep 27

Issues in multiple regression

6(137-142,153-154)

29

Partial F tests, leverage plots

7(155-164)

7

Oct 4

Assumptions of regression, collinearity

8(173-187,194-199)

6

Fitting multiple regression models, two sample t test

8(172-207)

8

11

Introduction to ANOVA

8(172-207)

13

Fixed versus random effects in ANOVA

8(172-207)

9

18

More on ANOVA, comparisons among means

9(208-221)

20

EXAM 2

10

25

Nested Anova

9(221-248)

27

Factorial Anova

9(221-261),10(262-267)

11

Nov 1

More on factorial ANOVA

10(262-300)

3

Unbalanced sample sizes and pooling

12(338-358)

12

8

General issues, introduction to block designs

14(380-400)

10

Block and repeated measures designs

14(380-400)

13

15

ANCOVA

14(380-400)

17

EXAM 3

14

22

Review of different analyses

14(380-400)

24

THANKSGIVING BREAK

15

Nov 29

Presentation of results

19(495-510)

Dec 1

Data presentation and science writing

19(495-510)

16

6

Student presentations

8

Student presentations (Final exam handed out)

17

Dec 15

Final Exam due (2:00-3:50)


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