University of Colorado Boulder
Managing, Describing, and Analyzing Data
University of Colorado Boulder

Managing, Describing, and Analyzing Data

This course is part of Data Science Methods for Quality Improvement Specialization

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Wendy Martin

Instructor: Wendy Martin

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17 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Calculate descriptive statistics and create graphical representations using R software

  • Solve problems and make decisions using probability distributions

  • Explore the basics of sampling and sampling distributions with respect to statistical inference

  • Classify types of data with scales of measurement

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.6

(27 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

17 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to use R and R Studio to work with data and classify types of data using measurement scales.

What's included

7 videos3 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to use R and RStudio to create visual representations of data, and calculate descriptive statistics to describe location, spread and shape of data.

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11 videos3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to apply the rules and conditions of probability and probability distributions to make decisions and solve problems using R and R Studio.

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8 videos2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to use R and RStudio to characterize sampling and sampling distributions, error and estimation with respect to statistical inference.

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8 videos2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to use R and RStudio to perform statistical tests for two groups with independent and dependent data.

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13 videos2 quizzes

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4.3 (11 ratings)
Wendy Martin
University of Colorado Boulder
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