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shahsavari S. How to Become a Biostatistician: A study guide of Master's Degree in BioStatistics. jmed 2021; 16 (3) :188-193
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1230-en.html
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to design of the study guide for the Master of BioStatistics program. 
Methods: In order to develop the study guide, the literature was reviewed and the first draft of the study guide was compiled using the opinions of experts. Then the face and content validity of the index was assessed from the perspective of the faculty members of Biostatistics across the country through electronic survey.
Result: The present study guide includes a review of course titles, learning objectives and outcomes, educational prerequisites, a schedule of learning strategies, learning opportunities, assessment, and more resources for study. These titles are summarized in the present text. The face and content validity index were reported to be 87% and 92%, respectively.
Conclusion: It seems that access to the study guide at the beginning of a master's degree in Biostatistics can put the learner on a better learning path, and the need to develop a unified study guide at the national level can be beneficial for the learners.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2021/07/26 | Accepted: 2021/09/1 | Published: 2021/12/1

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