Syllabus KH 3550
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Kinesiology & Health 3550 (CRN 15463) Evaluation and Instrumentation in Exercise Science, Spring Semester, 2014 MW 1:30 p.m.2:45 p.m., 171 Petit Science Center Instructor: Kyle Brandenberger Office: G20 Sports Arena. Office Hours: 1 hour before and after class; Other times by appointment Telephone: 9142624557 Email: email@example.com REQUIRED TEXT: Miller, DK (2014). Measurements by The Physical Educator 7th Edition, McGrawHill COURSE OBJECTIVES: To provide health and fitness personnel with an understanding of statistics necessary to read and evaluate scientific literature. More specifically: 1. To provide a basic statistical background with which to compute, interpret and more appropriately evaluate test scores, correlations, and fit indices. 2. To provide a basic understanding of the research design process to identify appropriate design elements and match them with specific statistical procedures. 3. To provide a basic understanding of common limitations and problems in scientific literature with which to evaluate the quality and scope of research findings. 4. To read and understand related research literature in order to identify and explain the use of statistics within a study. 5. Be able to critically review journal articles to reinforce concepts. 6. Exams test basic knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge in evaluating scientific literature. The focus is on correct interpretation. Class Policies: Policy on Late Work: NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED!!!!!!! Attendance: It is expected you attend class regularly. There will be pop quizzes that you must take in class. If you miss a pop quiz, you cannot make it up! Any other assignments or inclass activities cannot be made up unless with an official GSU excuse. The course syllabus provides a general plan for the course; deviations may be necessary. Class begins on time. Please be on time – tardiness disrupts the class and will not be tolerated. Students are expected to attend class. Excused absences may include university approved activities, religious holidays of the student's faith, summons, jury duty, illness, or other compelling reasons as determined by the instructor. Appropriate documentation of the reason for absence is required. Please inform the instructor before class if possible or as soon as practical after the absence. Excessive absences are prohibited and emergencies must be discussed with and determined by the instructor. Exams missed without prior consent may NOT be madeup except in the case of an emergency, which did not allow for prior consent. In the case of such emergencies, makeup tests will be up to the discretion of the instructor and will be decided on an individual basis. No cellular phones, pagers, or other audible communication devices are allowed in class. Please set them to silent or vibration mode or turn them off! Class assignments are considered late as soon as the class grades are entered into the grade book. Students will also be required to evaluate the course and the instructor as requested on the following link: http://webdb.gsu.edu/policies/policy_index.cfm?view_policy=4126. “Your constructive assessment of this course plays an indispensable role in shaping education at Georgia State. Upon completing the course, please take time to fill out the online course evaluation.” This course will adhere to the GSU Attendance Policy (Undergraduate Catalog 20122013): http://www2.gsu.edu/~catalogs/20122013/undergraduate/. “The resources of the university are provided for the intellectual growth and development of its students; it is expected that students should attend class regularly”. o Missed assignments, quizzes, or inclass activities cannot be made up! o Students are expected to attend class, and are solely responsible for obtaining information when class is missed due to an unexcused absence. Class requirements (exams, quizzes, etc.) that are missed due to an unexcused absence may not be made up. Excused absences may include university approved activities, religious holidays of the student’s faith, summons, jury duty, illness, or other compelling reasons as determined by the instructor. Appropriate documentation of the reason for absence is required. Please inform the instructor before the absence if possible or as soon as practicable afterwards. o Attendance and participation in laboratory is mandatory. No makeup laboratory activities will be scheduled. If a lab activity missed, it is the responsibility of the student to obtain the lab results from the lab instructor or from another student. Unexcused absences will result in a reduction in laboratory assignment grade (see current Laboratory Policies for details). This course will adhere to the GSU Policy on Academic Honesty (Undergraduate Catalog 20122013), including examples of academic dishonesty such as plagiarism, cheating on exams, and unauthorized collaboration. http://www2.gsu.edu/~catalogs/20122013/undergraduate/ o Plagiarism: “Plagiarism is presenting another person's work as one's own. Plagiarism includes any paraphrasing or summarizing of the works of another person without acknowledgment, including the submitting of another student's work as one's own.” o Cheating on Examinations: “Cheating on examinations involves giving or receiving unauthorized help before, during, or after an examination.” o Unauthorized Collaboration: “Submission for academic credit of a work product, or a part thereof, represented as its being one's own effort, which has been developed in substantial collaboration with or without assistance from another person or source, is a violation of academic honesty.” o No communication is allowed by students during examinations unless specifically stated by the instructor. The first incident of plagiarism or unauthorized collaboration will result in the receipt of a failing grade (zero points) on the assignment with the possibility of revising and resubmitting the assignment. Any subsequent incidents will result in the receipt of a failing grade (zero points) on each affected assignment. Cheating on examinations will not be tolerated, and will result in the receipt of a failing grade (zero points) on the exam, and may include additional sanctions such as withdrawal or assignment of a failing grade for the course itself. Disciplinary sanctions can be sought in addition to those considered academic and could include, but are not limited to, the following penalties: suspension, expulsion, transcript annotations. Violation(s) of this policy will be reported according to the policies of the Department of Kinesiology and Health, the College of Education, and Georgia State University. Students with Disabilities Students who wish to request accommodation for a disability may do so by registering with the Office of Disability Services. Students may only be accommodated upon issuance by the Office of Disability Services of a signed Accommodation Plan and are responsible for providing a copy of that plan to instructors of all classes in which accommodations are sought. Exam policies: Exams and quizzes will begin and end at the scheduled times. All exams and quizzes will be given in class and must be taken at assigned times NO EXCUSES!!!!!! This course will adhere to the GSU Policy on Withdrawal from Enrollment (Undergraduate Catalog 20122013). http://www2.gsu.edu/~catalogs/2012 2013/undergraduate/ Last day to withdraw with a possible grade of “W”: Tuesday, March 4th, 2014. Grading Exam 1: 100 points Exam 2: 100 points Final Exam: 100 points Journal Article Reviews (3 ea): 50 points Lab data collection and writeup (2 ea) 100 points Total Points: 650 points Date Topic Assignment 12 January Introduction 14 January Describing data/ Distributions 19 January NO CLASS MLK DAY 21 January Normal curve 26 January Hypothesis testing 28 January ttests 2 February Using excel for data management 4 February Using SPSS for ttests 9 February Designing an experiment Journal Article 1Due using ttest 11 February Data collection 1 16 February Exam 1 18 February Correlation Lab 1 Due 23 February Simple regression 25 February Multiple regression 2 March Using SPSS for regression 4 March More complex models 9 March Designing a correlational Journal Article 2 Due experiment 11 March Exam 2 16 March Spring Break No class 18 March Spring Break No class 23 March Data Collection 2 25 March ANOVA Lab 2 Due 30 March ANOVA 1 April Using SPSS for ANOVA 6 April Designing an experiment using an ANOVA 8 April Special cases for ANOVA 13 April MANOVA/ANCOVA 15 April Other statistical Journal Article 3 Due approaches 20 April SPSS for advanced techniques 22 April Review for Final 27 April Final Exam
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