Weekly Discussion Sections & Readings

Time and Location

Session Time Location Note
Section 1 9:30-10:30 AM BASS 405  
Section 2 1:00-2:00 PM BASS 405 Room Change: BASS 434 for 2/21

Format

The standard discussion section involves student presentations on 1 or 2 papers. Some discussion sections will involve hands-on skill-building demos taught by the teaching fellows, such as the use of R, High Performance Computing, and GitHub. The exact format will be determined based on the size of the class. However, we generally require the following:

For write-ups and presentation, think about the following:

Section Readings

Reading assignments for discussion sessions are listed below:


(Optional) Suggested Reading for Week 1 (There will be a class instead of discussion session on 1/17/2020)


Session 1, 1/24, BASS 405 for both Sessions (First Discussion Sessions)

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 2, 1/31, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 3, 2/7, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 4, 2/14, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 5, 2/21, BASS 405 for Session 1, BASS 434 for Session 2 (Note Room Change)

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 6, 2/28, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Debate III - Cancer incidence

Reading Assignment


Session 7, 3/6, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment


(spring recess)


Session 8, 3/27, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 9, 4/3, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment


Session 10, 4/10, BASS 405 for both Sessions

Topic

Reading Assignment