Lecture Schedule
Lecture Date Topic(s) Data/Assignment Reading Computer Program
1a, b 1/14 Introduction; technical terms Short answers due lecture 2 Chapter 1
Chapter 2.1-2.2

2 1/16 Introduction to SAS
On campus - meet in TLC 123 Computer lab
Hw1 due lecture 5;
SAS exercise
Start Paste Output SAS Intro material
students burgers
SAS sampling program
cars93 data
srs     est_srs
1/19 Martin Luther King -
Idaho Human Rights Day - UI closed

3 1/21 Probability sampling methods;
Sources of errors; planning a survey
Chapter 2.3-2.7
4 1/23 Probability and statistics review;
finite populations, sampling distributions
Chapter 3.1-3.4
5 1/26 Review of covariance, estimation;
Simple random sampling
Hw1 due Chapter 3.5-3.7
Chapter 4.1-4.3
Covariance example
6 1/28 SRS est. of mean, total;
sample size for SRS est.
Hw2 due lecture 10 Chapter 4.3-4.4 Car sampling example
US population data
USpop est of total
USpop total SAS output
7 1/30 Hw1 review; Lab project: Sampling rectangles     Data collection
Rectangles simulation
8 a, b 2/2 Est. of proportions;
Comparing estimates
Exam 1 take-home questions Chapter 4.5-4.7 US weather data
Proportion est
Prop.est. SAS output
9 2/4 Comparing estimates   Chapter 4.6-4.7
10 2/6 Lab project: team sampling projects Hw2 due;
Team project instructions

2/9 Dr. Williams out of town; meet on your own
to discuss team sampling projects

11 2/11 Hw2 review;
Intro. to stratified random sampling;
Chapter 5.1-5.3 TV StRS example;
TV SAS output;
USpop StRS;
USpop SAS output;
est_strs
2/13 Exam 1
2/16 Presidents' Day - UI closed
12 2/18 Str.RS est. of mean, total;
Sample size and allocation
Chapter 5.1-5.5 Cars StRS example;
Cars SAS output;
SAS code lect. 11
ER1, 13 2/20 Exam 1 review;
Team project reports

14 2/23 Str.RS est. for proportions;
Sample size for proportions
Chapter 5.5-5.7 Allocation example
Allocation SAS output
alloc
15 2/25 Finish StRS proportions and allocation;
Poststratification; Double sampling
Hw3 due lecture 22 Chapter 5.8-5.12
16 2/27 SAS macro examples;
On campus - meet in TLC 123
In class SAS exercise
17 3/2 Ratio estimation   Chapter 6.1-6.3 ratio;
USpop ratio estimation;
USpop SAS output
18 a, b 3/4 Sample size for ratio estimation;
Ratio estimation with StRS
Chapter 6.4-6.5 s_ratio ; c_ratio ;
StRS ratio example;
StRS ratio SAS output
19 3/6 Lab project: team sampling projects Team project instructions
20 3/9 Regression and difference estimation   Chapter 6.6-6.7 regr ; diff
Regression, difference
example

Reg, diff SAS output;
annotated SAS 1;
annotated SAS 2
21 3/11 Comparison of estimators   Chapter 6.8 ratsim1.txt
ratsim2.txt
Ratio simulation code;
SAS Bias, RE macro
22 3/13 Team projects Hw3 due;
Hw4 due lecture 26

3/16-20 Spring break - no classes
23 3/23 Hw3 discussion;
Introduction to Systematic sampling
Chapter 7.1-7.5 sys
Syst. RS SAS code
24 a, b 3/25 Repeated systematic RS;
more on variance estimation
Chapter 7.6-7.8 repeated Syst.RS;
vardiffestimator;
SAS vardiff output
25 3/27 Team project reports Exam 2 take-home questions
26 3/30 Hw4 discussion;
Intro. to single-stage cluster sampling
Hw4 due Chapter 8.1-8.3 Problem 6.1;
SS cluster example;
SAS cluster output
27 a, b 4/1 Estimation of a total from cluster sampling;
Estimation for proportions with cluster sampling;
Sample size estimation
Chapter 8.3, 8.5-8.7 Ethiopian food;
SS cluster prop. ex.;
SAS cl. prop. output
4/3 Exam 2
28 a, b, c 4/6 Cluster samp. compared to SRS and Str.RS;
Cluster samp. with PPS
Chapter 8.4, 8.8-8.9 new job data;
pps ; est_cl1p;
SAS PPS Cluster code;
SAS PPS output
ER2, 29 4/8 Exam review;
Cluster samp. with PPS
Chapter 8.9
30 a 4/10 Lab project: team sampling projects Team project instructions
31 a, b 4/13 Two-stage cluster sampling,
unbiased estimation of means and totals;
Chapter 9.1-9.3 Korean food
est_unb ;
SAS 2 stage cluster;
SAS 2 stage output
32 a, b, c 4/15 Two-stage cluster sampling with ratio
estimation for means and proportions;
Two-stage cluster sampling compared
with other sampling designs
Hw5 due lecture 39 Chapter 9.4-9.6 est_rat ;
prob 9_9 code ;
prob 9_9 output;
proportion example;
proportion output
33 4/17 Work on team projects
34 4/20 Sample size for two-stage cluster sampling
Two-stage cluster samp. with PPS;
Chapter 9.6-9.7 sample size example;
sample size output ;
SAS Two-stage
cluster PPS code
;
PPS output
35 4/22 Population size estimation:
Direct and inverse sampling
Chapter 10.1-10.4
36 4/24 Team project reports
37 4/27 Population size estimation using quadrat
Chapter 10.5-10.6
38 4/29 Use of weights in sample surveys;
Variance approximations;
Design Effect
Exam 3 take-home questions   SurveyMeans:SRS;
SRS output;
SurveyMeans:StRS;
StRS output;
SMeans:Single stage clust ;
Single stage clust output;
SMeans: Two stage clust;
Two stage clust. output
5/1 Poster presentations, group 1
5/4 Poster presentations, group 2
39 5/6 Poster presentations, group 3 Hw5 due
40 5/8 Homework review; General review
Finals
week
Exam on Thursday, May 14,
from 10am-12
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