Lecture  Date  Topic(s)  Data/Assignment  Reading  Computer Program 

1a, b  1/14  Introduction; technical terms  Short answers due lecture 2  Chapter 1 Chapter 2.12.2 

2  1/16  Introduction to SAS On campus  meet in TLC 123 Computer lab The SAS lecture can be downloaded (MP4) 
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 2.32.7  
4  1/23  Probability and statistics review; finite populations, sampling distributions 
Chapter 3.13.4  
5  1/26  Review of covariance, estimation; Simple random sampling 
Hw1 due  Chapter 3.53.7 Chapter 4.14.3 
Covariance example 
6  1/28  SRS est. of mean, total; sample size for SRS est. 
Hw2 due lecture 10  Chapter 4.34.4  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 takehome questions  Chapter 4.54.7  US weather data Proportion est Prop.est. SAS output 
9  2/4  Comparing estimates  Chapter 4.64.7  
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; questions about Exam 1 
Chapter 5.15.3  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 5.15.5  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 5.55.7  Allocation example Allocation SAS output alloc 

15  2/25  Finish StRS proportions and allocation; Poststratification; Double sampling 
Hw3 due lecture 22  Chapter 5.85.12  
16  2/27  SAS macro examples; On campus  meet in TLC 123 
In class SAS exercise  
17  3/2  Ratio estimation  Chapter 6.16.3  ratio; USpop ratio estimation; USpop SAS output 

18 a, b  3/4  Sample size for ratio estimation; Ratio estimation with StRS 
Chapter 6.46.5  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 6.66.7  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 

3/1620  Spring break  no classes  
23  3/23  Hw3 discussion; Introduction to Systematic sampling 
Chapter 7.17.5  sys Syst. RS SAS code 

24 a, b  3/25  Repeated systematic RS; more on variance estimation 
Chapter 7.67.8  repeated Syst.RS; vardiffestimator; SAS vardiff output 

25  3/27  Team project reports  Exam 2 takehome questions  
26  3/30  Hw4 discussion; Intro. to singlestage cluster sampling 
Hw4 due  Chapter 8.18.3  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, 8.58.7  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, 8.88.9  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  Twostage cluster sampling, unbiased estimation of means and totals; 
Chapter 9.19.3  Korean food est_unb ; SAS 2 stage cluster; SAS 2 stage output 

32 a, b, c  4/15  Twostage cluster sampling with ratio estimation for means and proportions; Twostage cluster sampling compared with other sampling designs 
Hw5 due lecture 39  Chapter 9.49.6  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 twostage cluster sampling Twostage cluster samp. with PPS; 
Chapter 9.69.7  sample size example; sample size output ; SAS Twostage cluster PPS code; PPS output 

35  4/22  Population size estimation: Direct and inverse sampling 
Chapter 10.110.4  
36  4/24  Team project reports  
37  4/27  Population size estimation using quadrat and stocked quadrat samples 
Chapter 10.510.6  
38  4/29  Use of weights in sample surveys; Variance approximations; Design Effect 
Exam 3 takehome 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 10am12 
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