Developing online resources on statistics and data handling for medical science students

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Abstract

Statistics and data handling are essential skills in medical sciences which students often find challenging. In response to a key recommendation in our recent Internal Teaching Review, we aimed to develop optional online resources to increase teaching in this area. These resources entitled “A Practical Guide to Data Analysis” and “Introduction to R”, took the form of short lecture recordings including coding demos. To allow students to conduct analysis in their own time, we also provided simulated datasets, cheat sheets and a R notebook containing code with the expected outputs. Here, we share our experiences of developing these new resources.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2022
EventAnnual Academic Development Symposium 2022 - University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 May 20225 May 2022
Conference number: 13th
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/teaching/annual-academic-development-symposium-2022-14074.php

Conference

ConferenceAnnual Academic Development Symposium 2022
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityAberdeen
Period5/05/225/05/22
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Keywords

  • Statistics
  • Data Analysis
  • Coding
  • Online learning
  • Students

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