BMI 708 SEM, PHI 637 SEM (FALL 2017) STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course Learning Outcomes; students will be able to:

BMI PhD Program Outcomes / Competencies

Instructional Method(s)

Assessment Method(s)

1.    Understand and apply the principals of ontological realism

O1: Ontological Realism, the Basic Formal Ontology (BFO), and the Ontology of General Medical Science

   Lecture

   Post-lecture tests

 

2.    Understand and apply the Basic Formal Ontology in ontology design

O1:Ontological Realism, the Basic Formal Ontology (BFO), and the Ontology of General Medical Science

   Lecture

   Post-lecture tests

 

3.    Understand and apply the Ontology of General Medical Science in biomedical ontology design

O1:Ontological Realism, the Basic Formal Ontology (BFO), and the Ontology of General Medical Science

   Lecture

   Post-lecture tests

   Final exam

4.    Understand the strengths and weaknesses of prevailing biomedical data, information and knowledge management paradigms

O2:methods of data representation, manipulation, storage, analysis and mining in healthcare and biomedical research databases

O3: Information retrieval and critical analysis skills

   Lecture

   Literature-based self-study

   Final exam

5.    Identify opportunities, risks and challenges to current biomedical data, information and knowledge management paradigms

O2: Methods of data representation, manipulation, storage, analysis and mining in healthcare and biomedical research databases

   Lecture

   Lab exercise

   Post-lecture tests

 

6.    Assess the quality of existing clinical research data repositories using ontological principles

O3: Information retrieval and critical analysis skills

O4: Technical approaches to acquiring, modeling, representing and managing healthcare and biomedical research knowledge

O5: The evaluation of biomedical ontologies and the published biomedical ontology research literature

   Lecture

   Lab exercise

   Post-lecture test

   Evaluation of exercise

7.    Develop ontology-based solutions for quality improvement of biomedical and clinical research data

O4: Technical approaches to acquiring, modeling, representing and managing healthcare and biomedical research knowledge

O6: Advanced methods and tools for managing biomedical ontologies (including the Web Ontology Language, OWL)

O7: Use of ontology editors and add-on tools (e.g., Protégé) to build a realism-based biomedical ontology

   Lab exercise

   Evaluation of exercise

   Evaluation of post-lecture assignments

8.    Understand and apply the principles for life cycle management for biomedical ontologies

O8: The principles for change management and upgrades to biomedical ontologies

   Lecture

   Post-lecture tests

    

   Final exam