Online Class: Statistics 101
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15Lessons

26Exams &
Assignments 
35Hours
average time 
3.5CEUs

2,477Students
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Course Description
This statistics course introduces the basic concepts of statistical analysis, with a focus on both univariate (singlevariable) and bivariate (twovariable) data. The course starts with an introduction to statistics terms and then moves on to organization and display of data. Analysis of univariate data by way of measures of central tendency (such as the mean or average), dispersion (such as the variance), and asymmetry ("skewness") is presented next, followed by an introduction to probability theory.
The relationship of probability to statistics is also discussed, providing students with the tools they need to understand how "chance" plays a role in statistical analysis. Statistical distributions, with a focus on the normal distribution and its uses, are also considered, along with a discussion of bivariate data and linear (leastsquares) regression. Finally, the course culminates with a lowlevel introduction to hypothesis testing. Although this last topic could be a course of its own, the student is provided with enough theory and sufficient practice to conduct analyses of simple statistical hypotheses.
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Course Lessons
Lesson 1  Statistics Terms and Motivation
 Lesson 1 Video A
 Lesson 1 Video B : How to Take an Exam
 Review 3 Articles: Definition of Statistics; Free Graph Paper; Statistics Terms
 Complete Assignment: Introduction
 Complete Exam: Lesson 1 Statistics Terms and Motivation
Lesson 2  Displaying Statistical Data
 Lesson 2 Video
 Review 2 Articles: Concept of Graphical representation of Data; Sampling of Data: Frequency, Relative Frequency and Cumulative Frequency
 Complete Exam: Lesson 2 Displaying Statistical Data
Lesson 3  Measures of Central Tendency
 Lesson 3 Video
 Review Practice Worksheet: 1652_01_[SearchTutorial.pdf
 Review 3 Articles: Measures of Central Tendency; Practice Examples; Quiz: Measures of Central Tendency
 Complete: Lesson 3 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 3 Measures of Central Tendency
Lesson 4  Selecting an Appropriate Measure of Central Tendency
 Lesson 4 Video
 Review Article: Statistics Tutorial: Measures of Central Tendency
 Complete Exam: Lesson 4 Selecting an Appropriate Measure of Central Tendency
Lesson 5  Measures of Dispersion
 Lesson 5 Video
 Review Article: Standard Deviation and Variance
 Complete: Lesson 5 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 5 Measures of Dispersion
Lesson 6  Measures of Asymmetry
 Lesson 6 Video
 Review 2 Articles: What is a moment; Moments About the Mean
 Complete Exam: Lesson 6 Measures of Asymmetry
Lesson 7  Other Statistical Measures
 Lesson 7 Video
 Review Article: The Range of a Set of Data
 Complete: Lesson 7 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 7 Other Statistical Measures
Lesson 8  Introduction to Probability I
 Lesson 8 Video
 Review 2 Articles: Basic Terms of Probability; Probability Resources
 Complete: Lesson 8 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 8 Introduction to Probability I
Lesson 9  Introduction to Probability II
 Lesson 9 Video
 Review 2 Articles: Challenge Problems; Probability Problems
 Complete: Lesson 9 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 9 Introduction to Probability II
Lesson 10  Statistical Distributions
 Lesson 10 Video
 Review Article: Statistical Distributions
 Complete: Lesson 10 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 10 Statistical Distributions
Lesson 11  The Normal Distribution
 Lesson 11 Video
 Review Article: Normal Distribution Calculator and Frequently Asked Questions
 Complete: Lesson 11 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 11 The Normal Distribution
Lesson 12  Bivariate Data
 Lesson 12 Video
 Review 3 Articles: Definition of Marginal Distribution; Scatter Plot Definition; What are Independent and Dependent Variables?
 Complete Exam: Lesson 12 Bivariate Data
Lesson 13  Regression Analysis
 Lesson 13 Video
 Review Article: Introduction to Regression Analysis
 Complete Exam: Lesson 13 Regression Analysis
Lesson 14  Introduction to Hypothesis Testing I
 Lesson 14 Video
 Review Article: Statistics Tutorial: Hypothesis Test
 Complete: Lesson 14 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 14 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing I
Lesson 15  Introduction to Hypothesis Testing II
 Lesson 15 Video
 Review Article: Research Methods and Statistic Links for Research in Different Areas
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 Complete: Lesson 15 Exercises
 Complete Exam: Lesson 15 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing II
 Complete: The Final Exam
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Learning Outcomes
 Define statistics terms.
 Display statistical data.
 Define measures of central tendency.
 Select an appropriate measure of central tendency.
 Define measures of dispersion.
 Describe measures of asymmetry.
 Describe Probability I problems
 Describe and solve Probability II problems.
 Know statistical distributions.
 Describe the normal distribution.
 Describe bivariate data.
 Perform regression analysis.
 Describe Hypothesis Testing I and II, and
 Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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 "I knew nothing about Statistics and now I know that I don't want to know more. I enjoyed the class and thought the instructor was very good."  Donna N.
 "The instructor is an excellent instructor. He simplified a lot of complicated formulas which involve calculus. He also has good examples that make the concepts easier to understand. In addition, he gives challenging assignments and exams. He fully explains all the questions I have missed during exams and assignments."  Cristeta K.
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