By now you should have submitted your list of awards for the final (and your grade target), via email. If you have not done so, do so immediately.

KMC

Biostatistics

San Diego Mesa College

By now you should have submitted your list of awards for the final (and your grade target), via email. If you have not done so, do so immediately.

KMC

**Chapter 23 Regression Inference
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This is an important chapter and covers content that has the same structure as the previous chapters, however, in this case the sampling distribution is not for the sample mean. What is it?

This week is B level material.

*Regression Inference (pp. 559-582) [B]
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Check your knowledge as you are reading [Document your work], using the Apply Your Knowledge questions and the Check Your Skills questions. Add Exercises 23.25-23.29, 23.34-23.38, 23.49.

**Reminders and Updates
1. **You can use JMP for problems with large data sets (N>10).

2.

**Download the instructions here.**

**Download the data here.**

The final paper is due December 16th at 4pm. Complete drafts are due December 10th (this is a revised date). We want to work together on these projects to maximize the benefit.

Start early so that you can have fun with the data.

Present a digital version via email and hard copy in person, on or before December 16th.

**Chapter 21 and 22
**(Grade level specific) Chapter 21 GOF Tests [A only]

This is a short chapter and covers content that has the same structure as the previous chapters, however, in this case the sampling distribution is not for the sample mean.

*Goodness of Fit Test (pp. 509-522) [A]
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Skip the last section of the chapter and question 21.13. Check your knowledge as you are reading , using the Apply Your Knowledge questions and the Check Your Skills questions. Add Exercises 21.24-21.28 and 21.34-21.36. Also, be sure to see if you can determine how a test of independence is a special case of a Goodness of Fit Test.

Chapter 22 Tests of Independence

This is a short chapter and covers content that has the same structure as the previous chapters, however, in this case the sampling distribution is not for the sample mean. What is it?

*Tests for Independence (pp. 531-548) [B]
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Skip the last section of the chapter and question 22.17. Check your knowledge as you are reading [Document your work], using the Apply Your Knowledge questions and the Check Your Skills questions.

Add Exercises 21.28-21.230 and 22.37-21.41.

*As always send your questions prior to Monday. Always develop supports.*

The B level writing assignment (Award 48), is based off the Biology 210 *Daphnia* lab exercise. We utilize real data for this analysis. Below is the background for your report. The assignment is on the last page of the PDF. The preceding pages provide information on the methods, in case your notes from Thursday need to be supplemented.

Link below:

**Review Chapter 18
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*This is a short chapter and covers content directly related to the the second example NHST and indirectly related to the Statistical Hypotheses Testing awards. the following awards for this material are[grade level]:
*

*41. Comparing Two Means (pp. 433-444, 448-450) [B]*

Check your knowledge as you are reading, using the Apply Your Knowledge questions and the Check Your Skills questions.

Add Exercises 18.13-18.22, 18.35-18.41

Due Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Questions are due before Monday.

** Note to Students: **This is a point in the semester where the focus of student efforts fork. Skip the topics that are appropriate for the grade level you are targeting to allow you to focus on the grade level appropriate material AND to give you time to catch up on topics that you have not received awards for as of yet. Please, work with your instructor to develop a study plan that will allow you to be successful on the next awards assessment on those “straggler” topics.

**Review Chapter 17.
**

*This is a short chapter and covers content directly related to the the first example NHST and indirectly related to the Statistical Hypotheses Testing awards. the following awards for this material are[grade level]:
*

*Inference about a Population Mean (pp. 407-421) [C]**Conditions for inference (pp. 422-424+)[B]*

Check your knowledge as you are reading, using the Apply Your Knowledge questions and the Check Your Skills questions.

Add Exercises 17.27-17.34, 17.42.

Special note: You will be introduced to the t-distribution. Use it just like the normal distribution. Discover why we use the t-distribution, rather than the normal distribution in most real situations.

2. Repeated from last week. **Review two articles.** These articles and related awards are for students seeking advanced grades. If you are not, focus on the core material. After becoming familiar with statistical testing, review the articles on significance testing in the weblinks section of Blackboard.
Review the articles are titled, “Odds are its Wrong,” and “Do We Really Need the S-word?” Respectively, these articles address the awards:

* Criticism of NHST [A] *

* Appropriate use of the term significant [B]*