# COURSE UNIT TITLE

: BIOSTATISTICS

#### Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
PSI 5080 BIOSTATISTICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7

PSYCHOLOGY

#### Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

#### Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR ABBAS TÜRNÜKLÜ

PSYCHOLOGY

#### Course Objective

To make students to learn the basic and special concepts of biostatistics, to describe and apply advanced statistical methods that are used in biological and psychological data sets.

#### Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

 1 Describing fundamental concepts of biostatistics 2 Describing types of study designs in biostatistics 3 Describing the relation in biostatistics 4 Describing the biological data set 5 Describing some advanced methods which are used for biological data 6 Calculating and interpreting the measures which are used for describing data

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#### Course Contents

 Week Subject Description 1 Review of statistics: Basic concepts and applications of statistics 2 Istatistiğin Gözden Geçirilmesi: Istatistiğin Temel Kavramları ve Uygulamaları 3 Istatistiğin Gözden Geçirilmesi: Istatistiğin Temel Kavramları ve Uygulamaları 4 Basic Concepts and Applications of Biostatistics 5 Study Design: Observational 6 Study Design: Observational 7 Midterm Examination 8 Bias and Wrong Classification 9 Bias and Wrong Classification 10 Diagnosis and Screening Tests, ROC Curve 11 Modeling of Binary Outcome Variables in Psychological Data 12 Modeling of Binary Outcome Variables in Psychological Data 13 Modeling of Life Analysis 14 Modeling of Life Analysis

Dawson-Saunders B. and Trapp R. G. (2004). Basic and Clinical Biostatistics, 4. Baskı, Appleton&Lange.
Woodward M. (2005). Epidemiology: Study Design and Data Analysis, Ikinci Baskı, Chapman&Hill.
Rosner B. (2000). Fundamentals of Biostatistics, Beşinci Baskı, Duxbury.

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#### Assessment Methods

 SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA 1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM 2 STT TERM WORK (SEMESTER) 3 FIN FINAL EXAM 4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.30 + STT * 0.30 + FIN* 0.40 5 RST RESIT 6 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.30 + STT * 0.30 + RST* 0.40

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#### Assessment Criteria

LO 1-2: They will be evaluated by questions in midterm examination
LO 3-5: They will be vealuated by questions in final examination

English

#### Course Policies and Rules

Attendance must be at least %70 for lecture.

#### Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

duygu.gungor@deu.edu.tr

To be announced.

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