About this Course

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Beginner Level

No previous statistical knowledge is needed, just basic mathematical skills.

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Knows (the value of) all aspects of data management and acknowledge the importance of initial data analysis.

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    Knows the pros and cons of statistical methods and can choose the appropriate data analysis approach in common health related problems.

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    Is able to interpret statistical results and to draw responsible conclusions.

Skills you will gain

R ProgrammingData AnalysisRegression AnalysisData ReportingStatistical Data

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

No previous statistical knowledge is needed, just basic mathematical skills.

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to Responsible Data Analysis

1 video (Total 2 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 readings
Studying at Leiden University10m
About this Course10m
Meet the instructors & the team10m
Complete our small survey10m
Community Guidelines & Academic Toolkit10m
Tips for studying online10m
1 practice exercise
Plugin Test
4 hours to complete

From Individuals to Data

6 videos (Total 33 min), 4 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
Data description8m
Initial data analysis7m
To conclude1m
4 readings
Structured data collection in practice30m
Privacy and security in practice15m
Case Study: Descriptive Statistics40m
Case study: Cardiovascular risk and educational level20m
7 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goal(s) 10m
Practice quiz20m
Practice Quiz20m
R exercise15m
R exercise: Personality type30m
Reflect on your goals10m
Check your knowledge10m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

From data to information I: statistical inference

6 videos (Total 37 min), 4 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
Choosing the right statistical test8m
Sample size calculation7m
To conclude1m
4 readings
Confidence intervals in practice20m
Relation between p-values and confidence intervals30m
Hypothesis testing in practice25m
Case study: Sample size calculation in practice30m
7 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goal(s)10m
Practice quiz statistical interference20m
Practice quiz hypothesis testing15m
Practice quiz: Which test?15m
Practice quiz: Sample size15m
Reflect on your goals10m
Check your knowledge20m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

From data to information II: regression techniques

6 videos (Total 36 min), 5 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
Logistic regression7m
Cox proportional hazards regression9m
To conclude1m
5 readings
Case study: Simple linear regression in practice20m
Case study: Dealing with binary explanatory variables30m
Case study: Multiple linear regression in practice15m
Case study: Logistic regression in practice25m
Case study: Cox proportional hazards regression in practice20m
7 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goal(s)10m
R - exercise: Simple linear regression15m
R exercise: Multiple linear regression30m
R exercise: Logistic regression30m
R-exercise: Cox proportional hazards regression30m
Reflect on your goals10m
Check your knowledge20m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

From information to knowledge

6 videos (Total 28 min), 5 readings, 8 quizzes
6 videos
Good statistical practice7m
To conclude1m
Course Conclusion56s
5 readings
The Likelihood of Irreproducible Research45m
Abandoning p-values?30m
Understanding Simpson's paradox15m
Why do we need to plan ahead?30m
Post-course survey10m
8 practice exercises
Learning goals and personal goals10m
Practice quiz
Reflect on your goals10m
Check your knowledge30m
Final assessment1h 30m
plugin v1
Plugin - Working Example2m
Original Template with Edits2m

Instructors

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Mar Rodriguez Girondo

PhD
Biomedical Data Sciences
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Saskia le Cessie

Professor
Biomedical Data Sciences/Clinical Epidemiology
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Jelle Goeman

Professor
Biomedical Data Sciences

About Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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