Course: Practice in Biostatistics on PC

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Course title Practice in Biostatistics on PC
Course code BOT/CSC
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Duchoslav Martin, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Practice in Biostatistics focuses on advanced statistical methods (ANOVA, log linear models, logistic regressions, GLM, GLMM). Used software: NCSS 2001, Statistica 6.0, R. The course requires knowledge in Statistics, therefore it is highly recommended to pass Biostatistics ourse before it. The course is recommended especially for students working in Ecology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Projection (static, dynamic)
Learning outcomes
Practical course on more sophisticated statistical techniques (GLM, GLMM).
Student should be able to (after attending the course): - graphical presentation of data - analysing more complicated data structures including longitudinal patterns - analyse the data by using the statistical software (NCSS 2001, Statistica, R); examples and analysis of selected studies.
basic knowledge of statistics

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

passing the Biostatistics course or some equivalent course in basic statistics
Recommended literature
  • Lepš J. S. (1996): Biostatistika.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Zoology (2015) Biology courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Biology (1) Biology courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Physical Culture Biology (1) Biology courses 3 Winter