Spatial Analysis Journal Club
2023 - 2024
601.731.86 Spatial Analysis for Public Health, 601.732.86 Spatial Data Technologies for Mapping, 601.712.86 Public Health Statistics 2, 601.702.86 Intermediate Epidemiology
Understand and be able to critically evaluate the use of spatial statistical methodology in public health applications.
Involves reading and critically evaluating the application and interpretation of spatial statistical methodology in published public health literature. Focuses on understanding how the epidemiological/public health objectives translate into spatial statistical analyses. Includes outlines of literature reviews detailing spatial statistical methods and analyses that can be applied as an extended and/or alternative analyses.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Critically evaluate the application and interpretation of spatial statistical methodology in the public health literature
- Summarize how spatial statistical methods concurrently learned can be applied in the reviewed public health literature
- Design an outline detailing spatial statistical methods and analyses to be applied to the reviewed literature as an extended and/or alternative analysis
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 100% Journal Reviews
Restricted to OPAL MAS in Spatial Analysis students and Certificate in Spatial Analysis students