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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn the basic concepts of statistical programming in R. Examples used in learning are tailored to the needs of students, researchers, and professionals in wildlife- and ecology-related disciplines.


  • Tests for normality and equal variance
  • Comparing means
  • Simple linear regression and ANOVA
  • Multiple linear regression
  • Model selection

DETAILS: https://www.centerforwildlifestudies.org/courses/ecpmodel-r-online-2021

FORMAT: During the first week, learn at your own pace by watching prerecorded lectures and working on problem sets. Instructor support and feedback will be provided 8:00-12:00 & 13:00-17:00 PM EDT each day in Discussion forums, by email, or during scheduled appointments. During the second week, students will receive additional course-related support via Discussion forums and email and have the opportunity to work with an instructor on their personal project.

DATES: March 8-12, 2021 (+1 additional week to ask follow-up questions and work with an instructor on a personal project)

PREREQUISITES: Basic statistics and introductory R training (e.g., Data Science in R: https://www.centerforwildlifestudies.org/courses/r-intro-online-2021).

CREDIT: 21 CEUs in Category I of the Certified Wildlife Biologist Renewal program and Category I of the Professional Development Certificate program. Credit can also be used to earn an Associate or Certified Wildlife Biologist certification through The Wildlife Society.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Full and partial scholarships are available. See course ad for details.

EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE: January 31, 2021 ($50 off)

CENTER FOR WILDLIFE STUDIES is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote wildlife conservation and education worldwide through research and specialized training.

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Monday, January 04, 2021

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