This is a nice course...thanks for providing such a great content from University of Amserdam.\n\nPlease allow us to complete the course as I have to wait till the session starts for week 2 lessions.
great course with good videos and examples. Very good course for learning the basic statistics. Unfortunately the week 3 is the most misunderstanding module, nevertheless very good and understanding
By Monica H•
I struggled with understanding the concepts. At the first read, they made sense, but when trying to solve problems they stopped making sense. There were errors in the calculations too, and more examples would have really helped.
This course is more about learning R-programming which is totally useless for me. The videos are nice. Try instead buying the book and do the excercises with python or excel.
By Andrea F•
I've only gotten started, but there seems some assumptions made about how much we know and how quickly we can pick up these new terms and ideas.
By Clem O•
The program is good. The videos not so much. The professors are speaking pretty fast. It would have been good to have some written material.
By yazhini c•
R labs are too tedious for people with medical or science background! we need explanations rather than trying to figure it out on our own!
By Mayssaa D•
The lecturer is very good but there is no reason putting R language in a basic statistics class.
By Stuart M•
Unfortunately, this class wasn't useful in teaching me basic statistics.
By Lai J•
shitty final exam questions. confusion on sample std or population std
By Tobias R A•
If you don't pay it you can't do anything
By Mayank G•
Very lenghty R labs to complete
By Ivan C•
By Gannon O•
It started off well enough. Loved the visuals. Week 3 probablity was really confusing and my thoughts on the course started to change quickly. The R work helped a little, but I still didn't understand a lot. I feel like forumulas are thrown at you very quickly. It's almost like 'how much can we put into 5 minutes as quickly as possible?'. I'm at the end of week 4 now and quitting. I am not getting much out of this and tired of rewatching videos 5 or 6 times hoping to understand or memorize something. There is probably better use of my time. I will try Duke's version now.
How to improve this? Put some questions after each video. Waiting till the end to give the students some questions which causes them to go back and replay all those 'super fast' videos again - Feels a bit lazy as way to teach. Maybe its me.
Can someone on Coursera just simply teach stats without trying to tie in a programming language? Since its obvious by now, you guys can't teach both well in one course how about just focusing on one well? (I'm looking at you Stats w/ Python Univ of Michigan).
By Kleuber R A•
The fact of aborting the subjects in a very fast and superficial way leaves something to be desired and ends up generating a lot of confusion both in the course and in the programming part. I would need more examples and activities so that knowledge could be absorbed more easily and intuitively. There are some calculation errors in the videos and the lack of some references associated with tables Z and T that generate a lot of doubts and confusion. Anyway, I expected the course to be more organized.
By Robert C•
I was really enjoying this course in the first week and then I realised I had to switch from statistics to programming before moving on. I am doing other courses and needed to get my head around statistics so decided to enrol in this.
Then I realised we cant progress unless we learn R. Learning programming and statistical theory are two different things and I found the R lab very confusing.
Very disapointed will now have to look for another statistic course.
By Alyxx S B•
The information was amusing sometimes, but the first 2 chapters are sexist. That aside - the "R Lab" is not relevant to the class. Also, the order is backwards - all the interesting theory parts are the last 3 chapters!
By Muhammad U Q•
R Labs are a total waste and these should not be the part of the course as we are not here for the programming language, the sole purpose was to learn basic statistic not some programming language. going to unroll
By Assad N•
please write the requirement necessary to complete this course, one can chose if he is capable of doing the lab. although statistics is basic but i wonder the computer skills are not.......
By Robert W v Z•
No interest in or use for R, ever. Moving to another course on statistics that does not require silly programming.
By Iván A•
It should be named 'Basic', or say that it doesn't require previous knowledge because it does.
By Deleted A•
Very long and I was feeling unmotivated to complete the course
By Anshika C•
i want to unenroll from the course, I am not able to do it.