Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2006/2007
Canadian Excellence

Applied Scientific Reasoning
0.50 Credits

This is a skills-based course which aims to improve scientific literacy. In order to improve students' ability to critically evaluate scientific information, the course will strengthen informal logic skills, and introduce the concepts required for understanding statistical probability. Topics will include the difference between induction and deduction, causation and correlation, risk assessment, statistical significance, as well as the nature of measurement and error, sampling, distributions, control groups and double-blind experiments. (Cross-listed as CC221 and OL221.) {SK}

LocationCourse #Access/Details
Brantford Campus CT221BR1 M,W - 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Fall Term
  CT221BR2 W - 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Fall Term