Introduction to Ecological Modeling in R (Online)

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Introduction to Ecological Modeling in R (Online)

Postby jkennelly » Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:02 pm

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.

DATES: July 12-16, 2021 + two additional weeks to complete course material and work with an instructor on a personal project (optional).

FORMAT: Learn at your own pace over three weeks by watching prerecorded lectures and working on problem sets. During the first week (July 12-16), live instructor support and feedback will be provided from 9:00-17:00 EDT each day in discussion forums, by email, or during scheduled appointments. During the next two weeks, students will have limited instructor support and feedback about course materials but will have the option to work with an instructor on a personal project.


COST: Early bird fee (ends May 22nd): $550 professional / $450 student

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: Attendance at this course has been pre-approved by The Wildlife Society for 21 CEUs in Category I of the Certified Wildlife Biologist® Renewal program and Category I of the Professional Development Certificate program. See our continuing education credit page for details:

UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE CREDIT (OPTIONAL): College of the Atlantic (COA) will issue 1 semester credits (or 0.33 COA credit) to all participants who pay an additional fee of $150 and pass a final exam. COA credits can be used to meet academic requirements at your home institution and can be applied to your application to become an Associate or Certified Wildlife Biologist® through The Wildlife Society. See our academic credit page for more details:

SCHOLARSHIPS: Full and partial scholarships are available to participants from countries designated as “lower income” and “lower middle income” in the World Bank List of Economies. Please email us directly to apply:

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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