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Biostatistics II

Course Numbers: OCOR - 5606 and BCOR - 5575

This is an intermediate/advanced course in the practical applications of descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on advanced methods of analyzing biological data. Topics will include: analysis of variance (ANOVA); data transformations; linear regression and correlation; power analysis; goodness-of-fit tests; and non-parametric methods. Additional topics may include multiple and curvilinear regression techniques. Handouts of the overheads will be generated each week to help minimize the amount of writing on the board and note taking.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • further enhance the understanding of the foundations of statistical thinking and analysis
  • use more advanced statistical methods to analyze sample data and make inferences about the population of interest
  • increase the understanding of using appropriate statistical software packages to conduct statistical analyses
  • learn to interpret results of more advanced statistical analyses

Textbook

TBD

Winter 2014 Syllabus

Oceanography Library Course Guide

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