Grades will have two components:
(1) Homework sets (50%): Homework will focus on practicing quantitative techniques learned in class.
There will be 5 homework sets each worth 10%. Deadlines and topics will be the following:
a. Homework 1 (descriptive stats), due 27 September 5pm
b. Homework 2 (probability and hypothesis testing), due 11 October 5pm
c. Homework 3 (T-test, anova), due 25 October 5pm 2
d. Homework 4 (Regression & Correlation) due 8 November 5pm e. Homework 5 (Multiple regression) due 29 November 5pm
(2) Bi-weekly quizzes (50%): Quizzes will be short, about 15 mins, multiple-choice tests of key concepts learnt in the previous classes.
There will be 5 quizzes each worth 10%, dates are in the detailed syllabus below.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large size of the class, there will be NO extensions granted for any of the homework sets. If you are ill and can provide medical documentation, the grade for the assessment missed will be incorporated into the weighting for the research paper.