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Courses

Understanding the Relevance of New Analytical Methods to Epidemiological Research

June 22 - June 26, 2020
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
2 credits
Course number: 340.615.11


This summer this course will be taught online via Zoom, on the dates and times listed above. Registered students will attend their classes virtually via Zoom, in real time with faculty and other students.

Course Instructor:

Description:

Provides a basis for understanding how new analytic methods are relevant to epidemiologic research. Explores methods in "plain English" in order to focus on utility of the methods as well as how to interpret analyses as they are applied to research. Addresses the assumption of the methods and big picture pros and cons.

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
1    Acquire familiarity with Describe a subset of new analytical methods
2    Describe why an investigator may want to use a particular method
3    Interpret results of new methods, as applied to epidemiologic research

Methods of Assessment:
Daily homework assignment covering readings and class lecture

1) Homework 20%
2) Homework 20%
3) Homework 20%
4) Homework 20%
5) Homework 20%

Grading Options:
Pass/Fail