Week 5 – April 25

Tuesday Lecture (~6-7:30)

  1. Review z- and t-tests & simple linear regression and correlation (Slides Here)
  2. Debrief Field Trip – Overview of HJA science goals and Data Collection, Validation & Curation
  3. Break?
  4. in faculty groups (see assigned list)  Data Analysis Project Status (need two seminar rooms)

Tue Lab (~8-9:45)

  1. Recap of Week 3 Lab Report and Week 3/4 Assignment (due Monday, 4/25)
  2. if time present Regression in R, start on linear regression tutorial, if not defer until Thursday
  3. Lab to be posted at \\Orca\programs\qqmethods\Handouts\labsWeek5Tue

Thursday Lecture

  • Research Design Project Discussion and Examples

Thursday Lab

  • Linear Regression and Correlation (Slides here)
  • Research Design Project – present progress/update proposal  to faculty (in teams).

Help Sessions

  1. R:  NO help session Sunday, April 24, 3-5pm  (both paul and austen are out of town)
  2. R:  Monday, April 25, 3-6 pm, CAL (both paul and  austen will be there until 5pm, and austen will stay until 6pm, so there will be plenty of help)
  3. R:  Sunday, May 1, 3-5pm, Paul
  4. R:  Monday, May 2, 4-6pm, Austen
  5. Stats:  Monday, April 25, with Kathleen, Lab I  3033 (just outside MES office) 7-9pm.
  6. at QuaSR:  see http://www.evergreen.edu/mathcenter/ or call (360) 867-5547 for stats consulting hours????


  1. by Tuesday,  Gotelli Review Ch. 8, Read Ch. 9 (thru top of p.262)
  2. by Thursday,  Dalgaard Ch. 6, 9.


  1. R Assignment from Week 3, due Monday, April 25, 5 pm, to the moodle. An annotated copy of the assignment (with track changes on) is here.  This will clarify which data set to use for the t/z tests.  If you have trouble downloading that document, use this one (it has no track changes).  if you get errors as you load the word file(s), just click through…..
  2. Data Analysis Project:  Tuesday April 26, come to class ready to present orally any new developments in your proposal (in particular which topic(s), which dataset(s), what scientific question(s).
  3. Research Design Project:  ASAP, but by Monday April 18, 5pm at latest.  Topic Title and Bibliography, to moodle, with your team of 3 (or individually if you don’t yet have a team).
  4. Week 5 Lab Report: by Friday, April 29, 5pm.   hardcopy to Judy’s mailbox in Lab 1 (first floor) or upload to \\Orca\programs\qqmethods\Workspace\_hand-In\Wk5TueLabReports, or to moodle.
  5. Week5 Stats Homework:  hardcopy (by hand) due Tuesday Week 6, in lecture. (Assignment here)  The key is posted here.

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