Introduction to Biostatistics
CLASS SESSION: Monday, May 12, 2014-Thursday, June 19, 2014
General Information: This is a videostreaming course utilizing Adobe Connect. Students may connect to the Webcast at http://video.sc.edu. Scroll down to Arnold School of Public Health, click on Summer and BIOS J700 class link.
Students may participate in seven optional Q&A sessions using Adobe Connect on May 19, 22, and 26; and June 2, 9, 12, and 16; 10 - 11 a.m. USC Columbia students may attend Q&A sessions in Swearingen Engineering Center, Room 2A11; 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.
On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information:
Students will be required to attend two live sessions for examinations. The midterm exam is Friday, May 30, from 10 - 1 p.m., in Swearingen Engineering Center Room 2A11 (USC Columbia). For the final exam, all students will also be required to attend a session at USC Columbia on Thursday, June 19, 10 - 12:30 p.m., in Swearingen Engineering Center Room 2A05.
Online Session Information:
Students will be required to participate in a live chat for an orientation session using Adobe Connect on Monday, May 12, 10 - 11 a.m. USC Columbia students may attend orientation in Swearingen Engineering Center, Room 2A11; 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 first Q&A session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
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
March 2, 2015, 10:02 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.