Oct 15, 2021  
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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BIOL 225 - Biological Literature and Communication

Credits: 2

This course is an introduction to scientific communication in biology. Topics covered will include the structure of primary literature in biology and outlets for communication of new knowledge in biology, concepts of basic statistical description and inference relevant to biologists, and methods for using biological databases. Hypothesis testing and the hypothetico-deductive method also will be discussed from both the standpoints of statistics and the epistemological foundations of scientific knowledge. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 141 . Lecture-Lab (ex: 3-1 means 3 hrs lecture and 1 hr lab): (2-0)

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