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    David Kleinbaum, 2015


    ActivEpi Web, is an electronic textbook for teaching epidemiology, available free on-line. This unique instructional tool can be accessed using the link: http://activepi.herokuapp.com.

    ActivEpi Web features:

    • 15 lessons (chapters), each with several activities.

    Topics covered in most introductory epidemiology texts:

    • study designs, measures of frequency and effect, potential impact,validity (selection, information, and confounding biases),interaction/effect modification, analysis of 2x2 tables, control of variables, stratified analysis, matching, introduction to logistic regression.

    A full range of learning activities:

    • Narrated instructional expositions that use video and/or animation
    • Interactive study questions within expositions
    • Interactive short quizzes
    • Exercises using computer software to analyze data
    • Homework exercises with solutions available to instructors only
    • Linkage to resources on the World Wide Web

    Materials for the Instructor:

    • PowerPoint presentation lecture materials
    • Homework exercises and exam questions
    • Answer files to homework exercises and exam questions available only to instructors

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