Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015


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GLBL 503 001 (CRN: 13759)


Department: Global Affairs
Instructor: Esarey, Justin E.
Meeting: 6:00PM - 8:59PM R (24-AUG-2015 - 9-OCT-2015) 
Part of Term: 1st Half of Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Syllabus:
Section Max Enrollment: 23
Section Enrolled: 21
Enrollment data as of: 19-APR-2024 12:03AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: This course familiarizes students with basic concepts of research design and statistical methodology that used in policy analysis. It covers (1) fundamental concepts of scientific inference and barriers to inference in observational data, (2) the implementation and evaluation of experimental and observational research designs in policy analysis, (3) descriptive and graphical statistics, (4) statistical hypothesis testing, (5) elementary use and interpretation of the generalized linear model, and (6) using the R statistical software environment for data organization and analysis. It is strongly recommended that students complete this course in the fall semester of their first year; in all cases, it must be completed before the end of the first year. Master of Global Affairs students only.