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Jan 2nd 2017

Understanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also prepare you for the next course in the specialization - the course Inferential Statistics.

Average: 9 (5 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

If you’ve ever skipped over`the results section of a medical paper because terms like “confidence interval” or “p-value” go over your head, then you’re in the right place. You may be a clinical practitioner reading research articles to keep up-to-date with developments in your field or a medical student wondering how to approach your own research. Greater confidence in understanding statistical analysis and the results can benefit both working professionals and those undertaking research themselves.

Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
Nov 17th 2016

Examine data drawn from allied fields of business such as Finance and HR, and learn how to simulate data to follow a specified distribution. Statistics is a versatile discipline that has revolutionized the fields of business, engineering, medicine and pure sciences. This course is Part 2 of a 4-part series on Business Statistics, and is ideal for learners who wish to enroll in business programs. The first two parts cover topics in Descriptive Statistics, whereas the next two focus on Inferential Statistics.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 8th 2016

This introduction to statistics course examines data from the perspective of business scenarios and demonstrates how to apply this data to make better decisions. Statistics is a versatile discipline that has revolutionized the fields of business, engineering, medicine and pure sciences.

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Sep 6th 2016

Use R to learn fundamental statistical topics such as descriptive statistics and modeling. In this first part of a two part course, we’ll walk through the basics of statistical thinking – starting with an interesting question. Then, we’ll learn the correct statistical tool to help answer our question of interest – using R and hands-on Labs. Finally, we’ll learn how to interpret our findings and develop a meaningful conclusion.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Jul 11th 2016

This short course will provide an introductory, hands-on introduction to statistics used in educational research and evaluation. Participants will learn statistical concepts, principles, and procedures by building Excel spreadsheets from scratch in a guided learning approach using very short video-based tutorials.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Nov 4th 2014

This is a hands on course with a data lab to teach fundamental statistical topics such as descriptive statistics, inferential testing, and modeling.

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Oct 6th 2014

We prepare high school teachers for teaching descriptive statistics. Teachers will learn basic principles for summarizing data in meaningful ways. Satellite videos will discuss pedagogy and teach statistical software via examples spanning pop culture, sports, health and other topics suitable for high school classrooms.

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