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Familiarity with descriptive statistics and basic regression models

Approx. 11 hours to complete
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Statistical Hypothesis TestingMeasurement of Uncertainty
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Intermediate Level

Familiarity with descriptive statistics and basic regression models

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Probability Theory

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Probability Definitions and Axioms8m
Permutations and Combinations9m
Conditional Probability and Independence7m
5 readings
Axiomatic Probability: Definition, Kolmogorov’s Three Axioms10m
Monty Hall Simulation10m
Combinations and Permutations30m
Probability: Joint, Marginal and Conditional Probabilities20m
Dependent Events and Independent Events20m
4 practice exercises
Probability Definitions and Axioms Practice Problems8m
Permutations and Combinations Practice Problems5m
Conditional Probability Practice Problems5m
Final Assessment on Probability Theory45m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Random Variables and Distributions

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
The Normal Distribution8m
Large Sample Theorems4m
5 readings
Random Variables10m
Discrete Random Variables and Continuous Variables30m
The Normal Distribution30m
Central Limit Theorem: Definition and Examples in Easy Steps15m
The Law of Large Numbers vs. The Central Limit Theorem10m
4 practice exercises
Random Variables and Probability Distributions Practice Problems8m
The Normal Distribution Practice Problems5m
Large Sample Theorems Practice Problems5m
Final Assessment on Random Variables and Distributions45m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Confidence Intervals6m
Hypothesis Testing: Overview6m
Hypothesis Testing: Implementation7m
3 readings
Bias vs. Consistency10m
What are confidence intervals in statistics?20m
What is hypothesis testing?15m
4 practice exercises
Bias, Consistency and the Standard Error Practice Problems5m
Confidence Intervals Practice Problems10m
Hypothesis Testing Practice Problems5m
Final Assessment on Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing45m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Quantifying Uncertainty in Regression Analysis and Polling

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Pitfalls of Hypothesis Testing5m
The Margin of Error in Polls7m
2 readings
Statistical Hypothesis Testing and Some Pitfalls15m
Margin of Error: Definition, How to Calculate in Easy Steps20m
3 practice exercises
Testing Regression Coefficients Practice Problems8m
Pitfalls of Hypothesis Testing Practice Problems5m
Margin of Error Practice Problems5m

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