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BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2021
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow
           




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1. Summarizing Data

2. Data Visualization

3. Probability: Basics

4. Probabilities in Epidemiology

5. Populations and Samples

6. Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions


7. Normal Distribution


8. Statistical Literacy: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing


9. One Sample Inference

10. Two Sample Inference


11. Chi Square Tests


12. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation

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This Week
Weekly readings and assignments will be posted for 2 weeks



Week 08
Wednesday - Tuesday October 27 -November 2, 2021
Unit 7 - Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions

- Zoom Lecture Presentation (attendance optional)
Wednesday October 27, 2021
5:00 - 7:30 (at the latest) pm EDT
Log into Blackboard Learn to obtain link to join Zoom
Session #1
(< 20 min)

GOAL: Easy intros

__1. Video
(Source:  Statistics Learning Centre, Dr. Nic) - Probability Distribution Models (video, 6:47)

__1. Video
(Source:  Statistics Learning Centre, Dr. Nic) - Introduction to the Normal (video, 7:34)

Session #2
(1+ hour)

GOAL: Learning Module

__1. VIDEO
Video (Source:  MarinStats Lectures) Normal Distribution: Z-Scores and Empirical Rule (video, 9:25)

_2. VIDEO
(source: Khan Academy) The Central Limit Theorem (video, 9:48)

__3. BIOSTATS 540 Fall 2021 Course Notes
Unit 7. The Normal Distribution (pdf, 32 pp)


Session #3
(< 1 hours approx)
DUE Friday November 5, 2021

__1. Solutions to Unit 7 homework - The Normal Distribution
(pdf, 14 pp)

Session #4
(as you like!)

Unit Quiz and Solutions

Unit 7 (The Normal Distribution) Practice Quiz (pdf, 1 pp)
Solutions
(pdf, 3 pp)


 

 

LAST WEEK:
Week 07
Wednesday-Tuesday October 20-26, 2021
Unit 6 - Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions

- Zoom Lecture Presentation (attendance optional)
Wednesday October 20, 2021
5:00 - 7:30 (at the latest) pm EDT
Log into Blackboard Learn to obtain link to join Zoom
Session #1
(< 15 min)

GOAL: Enjoy!

__1. Video
(Source: TED Talk by Mona Chalabi) 3 Ways to Spot a Bad Statistic
(video, 11:45)

Session #2
(1+ hour)

GOAL: Learning Module

__1. VIDEO
(Source: Khan Academy) Statistical Expectation (video, 4:32)

_2. VIDEO
(source: Open Intro Video Series) Introduction to the Binomial Distribution (video, 8:46)


__3. BIOSTATS 540 Fall 2021 Course Notes
Unit 6. Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions (pdf, 26 pp
)

Session #3
(< 1 hours approx)
DUE Friday October 29, 2021

__1. Solutions to Unit 6 HW - Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions (pdf, 5 pp)

Session #4
(as you like!)

Unit Quiz and Solutions

Unit 6 (Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions) Practice Quiz (pdf, 1 pp)

Solutions
(pdf, 5 pp)


 


   

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