Syllabus(Handleiding): Statistics for Aphasiologists 1st quarter, 2003-2004 GOAL: learn intelligent use of inferential statistics in linguistics. DOCENT: John Nerbonne, 11 H436, nerbonne@let.rug.nl, (363) 58 15 Office Hr: Mon. 15:15-16 pm, after ML lecture. LECTURES: from 14 Sept on: Tues. 10:15-12 in Tehuis 20, 7 Sept - 19 Oct. (was first H12.019 Tu. 9-11), LABS: Thurs. 10:15-12 in H.12.132 23 Sept - 21 Oct. (was first H12.118/120 Th. 9-11) LAB LEADERS: Dieuwke de Goede D.de.Goede@let.rug.nl and Mik van Es M.van.Es@let.rug.nl BOOK: D.Moore & G.McCabe, Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, n-th ed. (available at Athena's, Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat) MATERIALS: This syllabus, overhead sheets, computer assignments, (optional) exercises, example final exams are all available at http://www.let.rug.nl/~nerbonne/teach/ma-stats.html POLICIES: 1. Lab assignments REQUIRED, attendance strongly recommended. NO consultation for those not attending. 2. Lab assignments: five, noted below. In general, you have one week to complete. Lab assignments are REQUIRED. POINTS DEDUCTED FOR LATE ASSIGNMENTS (1/2, + 1/2 after one week). >> All lab reports on stat. tests should summarize problem (and hypothesis), specify what test is used, what test result indicates about hypothesis, show (minimal) SPSS results. Unedited spss.log files NOT acceptable. Reports should be 1-2 pages long. 3. Grades based on LABS (25%), and final theoretical exam (75%) SCHEDULE: IMMEDIATELY: get an account! Week Topic Computer Assignment Reading 1. descriptives M&M Ch. 1,3 center, dispersion distribution, esp. normal data collection 2. inference M&M Ch. 5.2, 6 confidence intervals hypothesis testing standard error 3. t-tests I. familiarity M&M Ch. 7.1-2 4. Chi^2 II. t-tests M&M Ch. 2.6-2.7 relations, M&M Ch. 9 5. Analysis of Variance III. Chi^2 M&M Ch. 12 6. Nonparam. IV. ANOVA M&M Ch. 14 (CD) Alternatives 7. Proportions VI. Mann-Whitney U M&M Ch. 8 Test Choice, Review 8th or 9th week: EXAM