Introduction to Biostatistics
CLASS SESSION: Monday, May 08, 2017-Thursday, June 22, 2017
General Information: This is a videostreaming course utilizing Adobe Connect. Students may connect to the Webcast at video.sc.edu. Scroll down to Arnold School of Public Health, click on Summer and BIOS 700 class link.
Students may participate in eight optional Q&A sessions using Adobe Connect on May 8, 15, 22 and 24; and June 5, 7, 12 and 19; 11 - 12 p.m. USC Columbia students may attend Q&A sessions in Wardlaw College room 116; all other students will view Q&A sessions via the Internet and may call in with questions. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first Q&A session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
Online Session Information:
Students are asked to participate in a live chat for an orientation session using Adobe Connect on Monday, May 8, 11a.m. - 12p.m. USC Columbia students may attend orientation in Wardlaw College room 116; all other students will view orientation via the Internet and may call in with questions during the orientation. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the orientation session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
Homework assignments are due: HW#1 - Thursday, May 11, 5:00 PM HW#2 - Wednesday, May 17, 5:00 PM HW#3 - Tuesday, May 23, 5:00 PM HW#4 - Friday, May 26, 5:00 PM HW#5 - Tuesday, June 6, 5:00 PM HW#6 - Friday, June 9, 5:00 PM HW#7 - Wednesday, June 14, 5:00 PM HW#8 - Tuesday, June 20, 5:00 PM
Video Streaming Assistance:
Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.
Course Delivery Type: Over 50% Web Delivery: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Robert Moran
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Health-related statistical applications. Descriptive statistics, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression, correlation, ANOVA. May not be used as part of a degree program in epidemiology or biostatistics.
Information is accurate as of
August 21, 2017, 8:11 am
(Subject to change)
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.