## Practice Exams

## Module 5: Proposing New Research

## Module 4: Bivariate Relationships

### Class Notes

**R tutorials:**

### Reading

Zikmund, Ch 22, pp. 531-533 -skim over math-

Ch 23, pp. 561-566 -skim over math-

### Exercises

## Module 3: Data Visualization

### Class Notes

**Best Practices**

**R tutorials:**

### Reading

by Hadley Wickham and

Garrett Grolemund

Chapter 3

Zikmund, Ch 25, 622-628.

### Exercises

**Group Homework Assignment**

Literature Review

**Due Mon Oct 23 11:59PM**

PowerPoint Video Presentation

**Due Fri Oct 27 11:59PM**

## Module 2: Univariate and Bivariate Statistics

### Class Notes

**R tutorials:**

### Reading

-skim over math-

### Exercises

Homework: Introductory Stats

Data set: facebook.RData

Due Tue, Sept 26, to D2L Dropbox

## Module 1: Introduction to Data

### Statistics Tutorial

### Reading

Zikmund, Ch 13, 293-298

### Datacamp Tutorials

- Factors:
**Due Fri Sept 8** - Data frames:
**Due Sat Sept 9** - Language of data:
**Due Sun Sept 10**

## R Resources

### Installing R

- Rstudio is a great Integrated Development Environment (IDE). This is the graphical user interface that you use to interact with R, which is actually a separate software package than the R computing package.
- R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. You can learn more about it and when you are ready, download R to install to your Windows, Linux, or Mac computer.

### Resources

- R for Beginners (pdf)
*(optional)* - Introduction to R (pdf)
*(optional)*

### Online Tutorials

- Join via the email you received from Datacamp.com
- Click
*Groups*in top menu - Find
*ECO 230: Business...*and*Go to the Group* - The first tutorial,
*Intro to basics*is due**Wednesday Sept 6 at 11:59 PM!** - There are more due Sept 8, 9, and 10!

Another online tutorial for first-time R users: http://tryr.codeschool.com/ *(optional)*

## Instructor

### James Murray, Ph.D.

403T Wimberly Hall608-785-5140

608-406-4068

jmurray@uwlax.edu

### Office Hours Appointments

Office hours appointments are available with only a one-hour notice, and are generally available at the following times:

- 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Monday through Thursday
- 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Monday and Wednesday
- 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Friday