Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits 162000402107 BIOSTATISTICS Elective 1 2 3
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to have students understand the meaning of the biostatistics term, to teach the methods and tests for data collection and evaluation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ass. Prof. Dr. Aysun ALTIKAT
Learning Outcomes
 1 To grasp the applicability of statistical methods in biology. 2 To define the basic concepts of biostatistics. 3 To identify implemental biostatistical methods on problems in the field of his/her 4 To evaluate the statistical results and to be able to comment on
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description of biostatistics and where used, frequency distributions and descriptive measurements, table and chart formation methods, theoretical distributions, parametric and non-parametric significance tests, regression and correlation analysis, the validity and reliability analysis, special statistical methods for the medical fields.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 The relationship between Statistics – Biostatistics 2 Knowledge of basic statistical concepts 3 Distinguishing the differences among measuring levels 4 Distinguishing the differences among variable types 5 Basic probability information 6 Random variable description information 7 The ability to create frequency distribution table 8 The ability to calculate central tendency and dispersion measures 9 Distinguishing the relationship Homogeneity and status 10 Basic concepts of hypothesis testing information 11 The ability to distinguish between single-and two-sample hypothesis testing 12 Parametric and non-parametric tests of materiality, 13 Regression and correlation analysis, validity and reliability analysis, 14 Special statistical methods in medical fields
1. Sümbüloğlu, K. ve Sümbüloğlu, V., 2010. “Biyoistatistik”, Hatiboğlu Basım Yayın, Ankara. 2. Lecture Notes (Ass. Prof. Dr. Aysun ALTIKAT)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
 Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight Midterm Examination 1 100 SUM 100 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight Final Examination 1 100 SUM 100 Term (or Year) Learning Activities 40 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities 60 SUM 100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None