HCM 4308

Description

This course focuses on basic concepts of statistics such as measures of central tendency and variability; concepts of test validity, reliability, and objectivity; and on basic techniques used in inferential statistics. This course will also examine the basic components required for designing, conducting, and interpreting health-related research. Topics discussed include research design, methodologies, observational studies, experimental and quasi-experimental design, inherent biases, ethical considerations, use of primary and secondary data, statistical techniques and software programs utilized to analyze and interpret data, and common formats used to report the findings.

Objectives

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PreRequisites

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Textbook(s)

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* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu