Methods in Biostatistics II OpenCourseWare: Free Online Advanced Undergraduate Course on Biostatistics by Johns Hopkins University

Published Jan 15, 2009

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For students seeking advanced-level instruction in statistical applications for the biological sciences, Johns Hopkins University offers 'Methods in Biostatistics II.' A free OpenCourseWare class intended for students who have already taken advanced algebra and calculus, 'Methods in Biostatistics II' covers topics ranging from set theory to geometric means. This undergraduate-level class is intended for students interested in studying Mathematics or Biostatistics.

Methods in Biostatistics II: Course Specifics

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Methods in Biostatistics II: Course Details

If you've already taken 'Methods in Biostatistics I' or a similar course, then you're ready for Johns Hopkins University's 'Methods in Biostatistics II.' Taught by Professor Brian Caffo, this free OpenCourseWare class presents students with advanced concepts in biostatistics and statistical inference. This course cover topics like the fundamentals of applied probability, data analysis, different types of probability models and non-parametric statistical methods. In addition, students will study quantiles, percentiles and medians, how to calculate independent events and variables and how to define binomial likelihoods. These advanced methods and applications will be most helpful for students studying Mathematics, Biostatistics or Biology. The specific nature of this undergraduate-level course's content makes it ill-suited for students looking for a general introduction to biostatistics.

Downloadable course materials include 14 sets of lecture notes and links to a variety of online resources. To learn more, or to download course materials, visit the advanced biostatistics course page.

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