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   ethics case study      small groups
          8 mar   interferon problem     group presentations
     8   13 mar   scientist #2           first consultation
         15 mar   Nordheim video         video / discussion
     9   20 mar   scientist #2           last consultation
         22 mar   visitor TBD

      26-30 mar   * * *                  Spring Break

    10    3 apr   visitor TBD
          5 apr	  review scientist #2    whole and small groups

[MS exam: xxx apr plus orals on xx apr]

    11   10 apr   visitor TBD
         12 apr   philosophy             small groups
    13   17 apr   visitor TBD
         19 apr	  visitor TBD
    14   24 apr   student reports        25 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
     5 apr   12 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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