Directed Research – Australia

SFS 4910

Directed Research – Australia

4 credits

This course prepares students to distinguish hidden assumptions in scientific approaches and separate fact from interpretation, cause from correlation, and advocacy from objectivity.

Students learn specific tools including:

  • experimental design
  • field techniques
  • basic descriptive statistics
  • parametric and non-parametric quantitative analysis

Emphasis is placed on succinct scientific writing, graphic and tabular presentation of results, and effective delivery of oral presentations.

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Rainforest to Reef

14 Weeks
16 Credits
Spring 2024
Jan 30 - May 3
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Fall 2024
Sep 4 - Dec 8
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Spring 2025
Jan 27 - May 2