This is the course website, with information about the consultation times, schedule of topics, lecture notes and computer lab instructions.
ALL CONSULTATIONS WILL BE DONE ONLINE using zoom. Check moodle for the links.
There are no lectures or tutorials during the midsemester break.
|1||Didier||Introduction to data collection methods||Extra readings: Chapter 3 Cameron&Trivedi and Byrne on Data collection|
|2||Didier||Open data: definitions, sources and examples||Extra readings: Worldbank Open Data Essentials and Article about wild data|
|3||Didier||Case study: macroeconomic data||Extra readings: Article about real-time data and Article about FRED-MD||Assignment 1 available Apr 3|
|4||Patricia||Data ethics||Extra readings: Australian National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and Belmont Report||Assignment 1 due Apr 15 11:55pm|
|5||Patricia||Case study: monitoring the Great Barrier Reef||Extra readings: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and eAtlas|
|6||Patricia||Modelling Great Barrier Reef Data||Extra readings: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and LTMP reports|
|7||Emi||Case study: Australian census and election data||Extra readings: eechidna paper||Assignment 2 due May 15 11:55pm|
|8||Emi||Case study: International student assessment data||Extra readings: What Does the Data Collected During PISA Testing of Teenagers Tell Us About Education Around the World? and [NEW] Statistical Thinking for the 21st Century: Resampling and simulation|
|9||Emi||The language of designed experiments||Extra readings: Tracking covid-19 excess deaths across countries and Evaluation of the 1954 Poliomyelitis Vaccine Field Trial||Assignment 3 due May 31 11:55pm|
|10||Di||Case study: US air traffic||Required reading: Working with databases, 2009 Data Expo, and follow links , Short paper on analysis and code , Animation of air traffic on one day, Animation code|
|11||Di||Case study: Tennis||Required reading: Do Smashes Win Matches? , Introduction to html , Harvesting data with rvest, Is web scraping legal? Web site download for the tutorial|
|12||Di||On the proper care and feeding of wild data||Required reading: Data Organization in Spreadsheets , A Realistic Guide to Making Data Available Alongside Code to Improve Reproducibility , Ten Simple Rules for the Care and Feeding of Scientific Data||Assignment 4 due Jun 19 12 noon|