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Syllabus

(Version: Jan 10)

     
   

Dr. David Hyrenbach


CTSA #1

Oceanic Institute


Office Hours:

M; 11:00 - 13:00 (HLC, 2nd floor lanai)

T; 11:00 - 13:00 (HLC, 2nd floor lanai)

or by appointment at CTSA #1, OI

 

 

Sections

 

There are two sections of this class, with different meeting times / places:

 

Section #1


Monday, 8:00 - 11:00

AC 102B, HLC

Section #2

Wednesday

AC 102B, HLC

 
 

 

Course Readings and Lectures

 

 

These PDFs of scientific articles are for class use only.

Please do not distribute.

 
Note: Readings in italics are supplementary material

Week

(Dates)

Class

Topics

Activities

(In Class)

Objectives

(After Class)

2

(Jan 22/ 24)

Statistics Introduction

Stats Dataset #1

Discussion

Share research interests with class

Form research groups (2 - 3 students)

Start Developing Cruise Plan

 

3

(Jan 30 / 31)

Outline

Statistics: Estimation

Discussion

Continue Group Research Plan Presentations

Class discussion and recommendations for research plans


Identify 3-4 published papers: consider variables / controls

Proposal Outline: Hypotheses, study sites and sampling methods

 

4

(Feb 5 / 7)

Outline

Statistics: Normality

Discussion

Continue Group Research Plan Presentations

Cruise Planning Discussion: Variables

Discussion of research plans and feed-back

Final Research Plans: Including Any Data and Lessons from the Field

5

(Feb 12 / 14)

Outline

Statistics: Transformations

Stats Dataset #2

Discussion

Develop Proposals

Research Plan Peer Review

Discussion of proposals and feed-back

Final Proposals Including Any Data and Lessons from the Field

Complete Research Plan Peer Review

6

(Feb 21 / 26)

Outline

Statistics Workshop

Stats Dataset #3

Discussion

Graphing and Statistics Workshop

Rougier et al. 2014

Complete Statistics Assignment

Develop List of Figures for Final Report

(Mar 5 / 7)
NO CLASS
SPRING BREAK

8

(Mar 12 / 14)

Outline

Presentation Workshop

Discussion

 

Graphing & Statistics Workshop Feedback

Bourne 2007

Langin 2017

 

Send Intro & Methods For Final Paper to Reviewer

(March 14 / 16)

9

(Mar 19 / 21)

Intro & Methods Peer Review

(Return to Researcher by March 19 / 21)

10

(Mar 28)

 

Plankton Sorting Presentation (Djemila)

Plankton Sorting

Group Field Presentations

Submit Response to Review to Instructor By Email (March 26)

11

(Apr 2 / 4)

Photo Quadrat Analysis

Group Field Presentations

Practice SPSS Datasets:

Correlation

Regression

12

(Apr 9 / 11)

 

Group Field Presentations

 

Practice SPSS Datasets:

One-Way ANOVA

Two-Way ANOVA

13

(Apr 16 / 18)

Statistics Workshop

Writing Workshop

Presentation Workshop

Group Field Presentations

14

(Apr 23 / 25)

FINAL

PRESENTATIONS

ALL HANDS MEETING

(4910 & 4911 TOGETHER)

NOTE: meet in AC 201

- Monday: 8.00

- Wednesday: 13.30

15

(Apr 30 / May 6)

NO CLASS
FINALS' WEEK

Final Paper

(Submit Via Email - April 30)

Self-assessment

(Submit Via Email - May 6)

 

 

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