Mark S. Handcock
Continuation of CS&SS 321/SOC 321/STAT 321. Progresses to questions of assessing the weight of evidence and more sophisticated models including regression-based methods. Built around cases investigating the nature and content of statistical principles and practice. Hands-on approach: weekly data analysis laboratory. Prerequisite: CS&SS 321/SOC 321/STAT 321, or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with SOC/STAT 322; Sp.
Continuing CSSS 321, this is an introductory course in statistical reasoning for social science students that is built around a set of cases addressing substantive questions.
See the webpage http://stat.washington.edu/~handcock/322 for detailed information.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
There will be three lecture-hours per week, and a data-analysis laboratory for hands-on instruction.
Class assignments and grading
The weekly assignments will be have exercise and the analysis of real-world problems.
There are weekly assignments, two exams and lab/project work.