Effective Data Management for Public Health
CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 23, 2012
General Information: This is a videostreaming course utilizing Adobe Connect, but students will be required to attend an orientation session via live chat on Adobe Connect on Monday, Aug. 27, 9 - 10 a.m. USC Columbia students will attend the orientation in Wardlaw College, Room 116; all other students will view orientation via the Internet and may call in with questions during class. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the date of orientation. Students viewing the orientation at a later date and for the video streaming site, visit the Web site at http://video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your orientation or class link.
On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information:
In addition to the orientation (see General Info above), students will be required to attend sessions at USC Columbia for lab sessions, midterm and final examinations. Lab sessions and exams will be held in the Health Sciences Building. Room number, Dates, and times for all sessions will be posted on Blackboard by the instructor.
Video Streaming Assistance:
Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.
Course Type: Streaming Video (What does this mean?)
Official Course Session Dates: Course Begin/End and Drop/Add/Withdrawal
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Registrars Office graduate listing for this course
Instructor: Robert Moran
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Statistical data management techniques. Microcomputer applications, communication between microcomputers and mainframe, tape and disk storage, access of large health-related databases.
Corequisites: BIOS 700
Prerequisites: BIOS 700
Information is accurate as of
December 19, 2012, 1:00 am
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 the course section number to order online; this is a three-digit number used to indicate the campus where the student registered for classes and/or will attend. If you are taking a Summer 2013 course, there will be a "J" prefix on the course number and in the bookstore listing will appear below the Columbia-campus courses for this department. If you are taking a Fall 2013 course, there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number and in the bookstore listing will appear below the Columbia-campus courses for this department. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.