This guide contains links to the current learning outcomes for each of the Cornerstone Program requirements.

**Key Outcomes:**

- Understand that variability is natural and also predictable and quantifiable.

- Recognize common sources of bias in surveys and experiments.

- Determine when a cause and effect inference can be drawn from an association, based on how the data were collected.

- Understand how to interpret statistical results in context and how to critique news stories and journal articles that include statistical information/information literacy.

- Understand the basic ideas of statistical inference and how to make appropriate use of statistical inference.

- Know how to obtain, generate, analyze, interpret, summarize, and communicate data/statistical results using the appropriate manual and software tools.