Instructor:  W. Joel Schneider 

Office:  DeGarmo 456 
Phone:  4388410 
email:  wjschne@ilstu.edu 
Office hours:  Mondays & Wednesdays 11am–noon, and by appointment 
Semester:  Fall 2015 
Times:  MW 12:35–1:50pm 
These books are freely available for digital download at Milner Library:
Harlow, L. L. (2014). The Essence of Multivariate Thinking: Basic Themes and Methods (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Ho, R. (2014). Handbook of Univariate and Multivariate Data Analysis with IBM SPSS (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis Group.
Rencher, A. C. & Christensen, W. F. (2012). Methods of Multivariate Analysis (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Hair, J. F., Black, W. C., Babin, B. J., Anderson, R. E., & Tatham, R. L. (2009). Multivariate data analysis (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Tabachnick, B. G., & Fidell, L. S. (2007). Using multivariate statistics (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Schumacker, R. E. (2015). Using R With Multivariate Statistics. SAGE Publications.
The midterm and final exams will involve a closednotes portion in which no computer will be allowed and an opennotes portion in which a computer will be required.
All pass/fail assignments must be passed to receive a grade in the course. With instructor permission, failed assignments may be attempted a second time.
Homework Exercises  400 points 

Midterm Exam  300 points 
Final Exam  300 points 
Total  1000 points 
Grades are assigned in the traditional manner.
Performance  Grade 

9001000  A 
800899  B 
700799  C 
600699  D 
0599  F 
If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in this class, please contact Disability Concerns at 4385853 (voice), 4388620 (TDD).
Plagiarizing and cheating on exams and other assignments are not tolerated. Any student exhibiting academic dishonesty will receive an F in the course and will be referred for disciplinary action. Disciplinary action may include expulsion from the university.
The best way to reach me is by email or in person, before or after class. I do not check my office telephone messages nearly as often as I check my email. I may, from time to time, email you about various matters.
Week  Topics  Readings 

Aug 17  Introductions  
Aug 19  Harlow Ch. 1  
Aug 24 
tTests markdown 
Harlow Ch. 2 How not to worry about APA style 
Aug 26 
ANOVA markdown 
Harlow Ch. 4 
Aug 31  
Sep 2  Multiple Regression markdown 
Harlow Ch. 3 
Sep 9  MANOVA  Harlow Ch. 5 
Sep 28  Hotelling's T^{2} markdown 

Oct 5  Matrix Algebra In R markdown 

Oct 10  
Oct 14  Midterm  Study Guide 
Oct 21  MANOVA markdown 

Oct 26  Canonical Correlation Analysis markdown 

November 2  Discriminant Function Analysis markdown 
Harlow Ch. 6 
November 11  Multidimensional Scaling markdown 
Harlow Ch. 6 
November 16  Cluster Analysis markdown 
Harlow Ch. 6 
November 18  
December 2  
Dec. ?  Final  Study Guide 