Stat 998: Weekly Schedule

This is the schedule for Spring 2018. Dates subject to change without notice. Return to Stat 998 Home Page.

Class Schedule

    week   date   topic                  format 
     1   23 jan   overview/mixed models  round table
         25 jan   diesel engine          small groups
     2   30 jan   diesel MS reports      small groups

          1 feb   diagnostics problems   small groups 
     3    6 feb   honeybee problem       small groups 
          8 feb   graphics/mixed models  lecture / discussion
     4   13 feb   ethics case study      small groups
         15 feb   scientist #1           first consultation
     5   20 feb   Derr video             small groups
         22 feb   scientist #1           last consultation
     6   27 feb   scientist #1 reports   open discussion

          1 mar   design simulation      small groups
     7    6 mar   interferon problem     group presentations
          8 mar   ethics case study      small groups
     8   13 mar   scientist #2           first consultation
         15 mar   Nordheim video         video / discussion
     9   20 mar   scientist #2           last consultation
         22 mar   Miriam Goldberg        www.dnvgl.com

      26-30 mar   * * *                  Spring Break

    10    3 apr   Cameron Cook           Research Data Services
          5 apr	  review scientist #2    whole and small groups

[MS exam: 10-17 apr plus orals on 20 apr]

    11   10 apr   philosophy             small groups
         12 apr   Irene Ong              https://cancer.wisc.edu/research/resources/cisr/
    13   17 apr   David DeMets           Research Ethics in Practice
         19 apr	  visitor TBD
    14   24 apr   student reports        15 minute presentations
         26 apr   student reports        questions and written comments

    15    1 may   student reports        . . .
          3 may   student reports        . . .

    **    8 may   scientist #3 due       ! ! !
    **   10 may   grades posted          * * * 

Homework Assignments

     given      due   topic                   nature
    23 jan   25 jan   diesel engine problem   1-page key graph(s)
    25 jan   30 jan   diesel MS reports       read and critique
    25 jan    1 feb   2 diagnostics problems  2 6-page reports
    20 jan    6 feb   honeybee problem        graphic analysis
    27 feb    6 mar   interferon problem      graphs/oral presentation
     3 apr   10 apr   consulting philosophy   2-page essay

     8 feb   15 feb   scientist #1 visit      1-page initial questions
    15 feb   22 feb   scientist #1 visit      1-page followup questions
     8 feb   27 feb   scientist #1            12-page report
    27 feb   27 feb   scientist #1            peer reviews

     6 mar   13 mar   scientist #2 visit      1-page initial questions
     6 mar   27 mar   scientist #2 visit      1-page followup questions
     6 mar    3 apr   scientist #2            12-page report

    27 feb   13 mar   scientist #3            name of client
    27 feb    5 apr   scientist #3            2-page summary
    24 apr--- 3 may   scientist #3            25-min oral presentation
    27 feb    8 may   scientist #3            12-page report

Readings

    #     date   topic                  content
        23 jan   course objective       hours /  policies
        23 jan   course outline         week by week schedule
    1   23 jan   report outline         sample report style
    1   23 jan   References             relevant books /  papers
    1   23 jan   The Master's Exam      a faculty view
    1   23 jan   Interview Check-list   begining, middle, end
    1   23 jan   General Guidelines     analysis and writing

    1   23 jan   Report Writing         Frees guidelines

        25 jan   2 MS reports           read for class

        30 jan   diesel questions       posed by Nordheim
         1 feb   diagnostic summaries   ``well done'' examples

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