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Applied Statistics

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Applied Statistic

In this digital textbook, you will learn how to read scientific quantitative articles. Learning outcomes can be described as:

  • understanding the format of original articles (IMRaD)
  • structure and purpose of Introduction
  • defining the variables and their types in Methodology of an article
  • understanding of how to develop expectations over the descriptive and analytic statistics, such as compare groups based on type of variables
  • understanding parametric and non-parametric tests based on different assumptions
  • understanding "Estimations" in statistics, such as Relative Risk and Odds Ratio
  • understanding the concept of regression analyses
  • interpretation of different types of graphs in an article


This course has no requirements. Have at it.


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David Jahanlu

Associate Professor, dept. of Bioengineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo Metropolitan University. David's main field of research involves quantitative methods in medical studies and applied statistics. And when it comes to animation, he's the wiz.

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Gabi Hurlen

Gabi has an MA in Media Studies and has worked at OsloMetX since its creation. Her official title is senior advisor, but she finds that a tad bland. She would rather say video or content producer and course creator.

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Ingebjørg Sæbøe

Ingebjørg has an MA in Digital Learning Design, and has been with OsloMetX since 2021. Former school teacher, assistant principal and editor.


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