September 29, 2009

Wager, Tor
[PSYC W1610] Statistics for Behavioral Scientists

Please keep in mind that this review is more than 5 years old.

Although he's great and seems like a professor who a) cares about his subject matter and b) cares about his students, he ends up going into minute detail on the easiest concepts that most people have already had from any high school math class, and skims in a very confusing manner over more complex subjects that are nonetheless tested on/the subject of homework. Lab is alright, but its two hours of excel and SPSS and if you understand how to use them (aka how to follow step by step instructions) you might as well stay home.

Workload:

homework each week of varying length, but involves basically teaching yourself concepts so is more difficult than necessary