# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
BIOSTATISTICS/İST4034
 Course Title: BIOSTATISTICS Credits 3 ECTS 4 Course Semester 8 Type of The Course Elective
COURSE INFORMATION
-- (CATALOG CONTENT)
-- (TEXTBOOK)
-- (SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOK)
-- (PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES)
-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
Turkish
-- COURSE OBJECTIVES
-- COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Statisticians by using knowledge and skills acquired at undergraduate degree level analyze and interpret biological data
Statisticians identify and analyze the problems with current developments in statistic and also develop solutions based upon researches and proofs.
Statisticians apply theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in Statistics at bachelor degree level to the current problems.
Statisticians have the ability to use computer software and computing technology at the certain level required by statistics field.
Statisticians take responsibility at disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies as an individual or a team member.
Statisticians must have knowledge and ability to follow development in the field of Statistics, and must develop life long-learning attitudes.
Applying the statistical knowledge in the professional sense, statistician has social, scientific, and ethical values.
During the process of inference, a statistician uses time efficiently with the analytical thinking ability.

-- MODE OF DELIVERY
The mode of delivery of this course is face to face.
 --WEEKLY SCHEDULE 1. Week General information about biostatistics 2. Week Rates and proportions used in health sciences 3. Week Rates and proportions used in health sciences 4. Week Research methods in health sciences 5. Week Research methods in health sciences 6. Week Power analysis 7. Week Diagnostic tests 8. Week Diagnostic tests (Midterm exam) 9. Week Logistic regression analysis 10. Week ROC analysis 11. Week Cox Regression analysis 12. Week Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability 13. Week Meta-analysis 14. Week Meta-analysis 15. Week Final Exam 16. Week --
-- TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS
-- ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 Quantity Total Weighting (%) Midterm Exams 1 35 Assignment 2 15 Application 0 0 Projects 0 0 Practice 0 0 Quiz 0 0 Percent of In-term Studies 50 Percentage of Final Exam to Total Score 50