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CSD 607. Statistics and Evidence Based Practice for Speech Language Pathologists

Credits: 2
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Description: Critical evaluation of sampling, descriptive and inferential statistics in treatment effectiveness literature. Evaluation and design of treatment effectiveness research.
Semester Offered: Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Critique sampling methods reported in the peer-review literature.
2. Interpret basic descriptive statistics reported in the peer-review literature.
3. Critique the appropriateness of basic probability rules utilized and reported in the peer-review literature.
4. Correctly interpret a variety of descriptive statistics (e.g., mean, proportion, and variance) reported in the peer review literature.
5. Correctly interpret within and between subjects multi-level ANOVA reported in the literature.
6. Design a randomized clinical trial research study, a quasi-experimental experiment research study, and multiple baseline single subject design to assess the effectiveness of clinical intervention.

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