BIOL 200 Biostatistics
Biostatistics is designed to serve as an introduction to the methodology of science, focusing on the development of skills in planning, conducting, analyzing of data, and writing up results. Utilizing the most appropriate statistical analysis is predicated on understanding the goals, methodology, and population of the research project. The overall objective of the course is to provide students with the requisite skills to initiate and carry to completion a research project, the results of which are to be presented in both oral and written. The course is designed to serve as a pre-requisite for students seeking careers in the health professions.
Course Dates: June 20-August 8, 2019
Discussion Hours (on campus or online): Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. Discussion on July 4 will be rescheduled.
Instructor: Dr. Jerome Garcia
Prerequisites: Completion of a college level math course
Course Delivery: Lectures will be delivered asynchronously and are recorded by faculty to be accessible online by students through Google Drive at Keck Graduate Institute at their convenience. Additional course materials including readings, grades, and assignment will be made available through the Learning Management System, Sakai. Students are responsible for watching video lectures and reading course material during the week at their own pace. Students are required to come to KGI or join a weekly only discussion session for review of the week’s topics, quizzes, and other learning exercises.