On a calculus-based statistics course for life science students

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The choice of pedagogy in statistics should take advantage of the quantitative capabilities and scientific background of the students. In this article, we propose a model for a statistics course that assumes student competency in calculus and a broadening knowledge in biology. We illustrate our methods and practices through examples from the curriculum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)298-310
Number of pages13
JournalCBE life sciences education
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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