PSYCHOLOGY 513
ADVANCED STATISTICS

FALL 2013 Dr. Reagan Brown
Office: GRH 3020 Office Phone: (270) 745-6939
E-mail: reagan.brown@wku.edu
Website: www.reaganbrown.com

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 12:30-2 and by appointment

Course Objectives: To train to you in the technical details associated with correlation, regression analysis, and some higher level statistical procedures.

Grading: Grades will be assigned as follows. An “A” for the final grade in the course requires a minimum course average of 89.5. A “B” requires a minimum of 79.5.

Classroom Information: The first class in a topic sequence will meet in the regular room. The second class in a topic will meet in the second floor computer lab (Classroom #1).

Make-Up Policy: Missing an exam necessitates an essay style make-up exam. In order to take the make-up exam, you must have a documented excuse and you must make me aware of this special situation in advance of the scheduled exam.

Class Attendance: Class attendance is extremely important. Skipping class and merely studying the book will not be enough to obtain a decent grade. Besides, there is nothing like a good lecture. Students with disabilities who require accommodations (academic adjustments and/or auxiliary aids or services) for this course must contact the Office for Student Disability Services, Room 445, Potter Hall. The OFSDS telephone number is (270) 745-5004 V/TDD.

Textbook: Fundamentals of Correlation and Regression. Self-Published electronic text. Free.

Class Schedule:
Date Topic Chapter
August 27-September 5 SPSS Training

September 10-12 Correlation 1
TBA
September 17-19 Correlation 2
TBA
September 24-26 Simple Regression
TBA
October 1-8 Multiple Regression 1
TBA
October 10
Midterm Exam

October 15-17 Multiple Regression 2
TBA
October 22-24 Partial & Semipartial Correlation
TBA
October 29-31 Prediction 1
TBA
November 5-7 Prediction 2
TBA
November 12-14
Curvilinear Regression
TBA
November 19-21 Dummy Coding
TBA
November 26-December 3 ATI Regression & ANCOVA
TBA
December 5
Exam Review

December 9 (8AM) Final Exam

 
 
 


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