Course

Directed Research – Costa Rica

SFS 4910

Directed Research – Costa Rica

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; and 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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Semester

Ecological Resilience Studies

Costa Rica
15 Weeks
18 Credits
Fall 2024
Sep 4 - Dec 15
Closed
Spring 2025
Jan 27 - May 9
Open