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Syllabus

(Version: 01/19)

     
   

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 102E HLC

Section #2

Wednesday, 14:00 - 17:00

AC 102E, 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)

1

(Jan 14 / 16)

ALL HANDS MEETINGS

(4910 & 4911 TOGETHER)

Course Introduction

Introduction to R

 

Discuss Research Interests / Topics

Start Developing Research Plans

Form research groups

 

Read Fox 2005

2

Jan 21

No Class

(Jan 23)

ALL HANDS MEETINGS

Plan for Today


Research Plan Presentations

Research Plan Recommendations


Identify 2 - 4 published papers: consider variables / controls

Proposal Outline: Hypotheses, study sites and sampling methods

 

3

(Jan 28 / 30)

Plan for Today

Statistics: Introduction

StatisticsDataset1


Research Plan Presentations

Discussion: Variables

Statistics: Introduction

Develop Research Plans

4

(Feb 4 / 6)

Plan for Today

Statistics: Normality

NormalityExample.xls

 

Research Plan Presentations

Class Feed-back and Discussion

Finalize Research Plans

5

(Feb 11 / 13)

Plan for Today

Statistics: Data Transformations

StatisticsDataset2

 

Research Plan Presentations

Peer Review of Research Plans

6

Feb 18

No Class

(Feb 20)

Plan for Today

Writing Clinic

 

Zhang 2014

Mensch & Kording 2017

 

Develop Abstract for Final Research Paper

7

(Feb 25 / 27)

 

Develop List of Tests for Final Paper

Develop List of Figures for Final Paper

8

(Mar 5 / 7)

NO CLASS
SPRING BREAK

9

(Mar 11 / 13)

Plan for Today

Continuous Tests

Presentation Clinic

 

CorrelationData

RegressiolnData

 

Bourne 2007

Langin 2017

 

 

10

(Mar 18 / 20)

Plan for Today

 

Group Field Presentations

Group Lab Work

 

 

11

(Mar 25 / 27)

NO CLASS

HYRENBACH

OUT OF TOWN

12

(Apr 2 / 4)

Plan for Today

 

Group Field Presentations

Group Lab Work

 

13

(Apr 9 / 11)

Plan for Today

Statistics Workshop

Group Field Presentations

Group Lab Work

 

 

14

(Apr 16 / 18)

Plan for Today

Presentation Workshop

Group Field Presentations

Plan for Symposim

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 29 / May 1)

NO CLASS
FINALS' WEEK

Final Paper

(Submit Via Email - April 29)

Self-assessment

(Submit Via Email - May 3)

 

 

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