Practice Exams

Module 5: Proposing New Research

Class Notes

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Reading

Zikmund, Ch 6, pp. 106-118

Exercises

Module 4: Bivariate Relationships

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

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R tutorials:

Reading

R for Data Science
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

Module 1: Introduction to Data

Statistics Tutorial

Introduction to Data

Reading

Scale of measurement:
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

https://www.datacamp.com

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

Online Tutorials

Assigned online tutorials: https://www.datacamp.com
  1. Join via the email you received from Datacamp.com
  2. Click Groups in top menu
  3. Find ECO 230: Business... and Go to the Group
  4. The first tutorial, Intro to basics is due Wednesday Sept 6 at 11:59 PM!
  5. 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 Hall
  608-785-5140
    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
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