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Fall 2016 Semester
Sep 21, 2020
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PHTH 5240 - Evaluating Scientific Evidence
Studies how to critically and systematically evaluate the merits of published research involving human subjects. Draws from literatures in public health, medicine, and psychology. Discusses and examines principles of hypothesis testing, study design, sample selection, validity, statistical significance, effect size, systematic reviews, ethics, and multiculturalism. Covers issues of statistical methods and data analysis. Requires no computation. Seeks to help researchers and practitioners become more informed consumers and eventual contributors of scientific information. Prereq. Senior or graduate standing and completion of at least one prior course in research methods or statistics (e.g., EXSC 6263, HLTH 5450, PHTH 5202, PHTH 5210); undergraduates, nondegree graduate students, and students who have not completed these courses are strongly encouraged to consult with the instructor prior to registering.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Sciences Department

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Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Graduate

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