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Course Description

Credit Units: 2
Lecturer: Mr. K. Oloja, Email Id:, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences 

Course description:

Students should be able to apply skills acquired to statistical analysis related to the health

1. Introduction to Biostatistics;

  1. Frequencies, mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, histogram, linear    regression;
    3. Probability and normal distribution and some applications of the foregoing;
  2. Introduction to statistical software (SPSS, Excel, SAS, etc.).

Methods of Instruction:

  Lectures

  Simulation 

  cooperate learning. 


 Projects (e.g. Field work, group presentation)

  Reading of articles from relevant scientific journals

Methods of Course Assessment:

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the university policy. The lecturer will present

a  written  course  outline  with  specific  evaluation  criteria  at  the  beginning  of  the  semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:

Criteria                                  Marks

Individual Works/Tasks                10

Class Tests                                     10

Class Assignments                         10

Final Examination                          70

TOTAL                                           10

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