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English
Subtitles: English, Ukrainian

Skills you will gain

Sunk CostsCost–Benefit AnalysisCognitive BiasDecision-MakingData AnalysisStatistical Inference

Learner Career Outcomes

14%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Ukrainian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 15 min), 3 readings
1 video
3 readings
Welcome Message and Course Principles from Professor Nisbett10m
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
Help us learn more about you!10m
1 hour to complete

Lesson 1: Statistics

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Introduction to Correlation16m
2 readings
Interactive Activity10m
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
1 practice exercise
Lesson 1 Quiz30m
2 hours to complete

Lesson 2: The Law of Large Numbers

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
2 videos
The Law of Large Numbers: Part 215m
2 readings
Interactive Activity10m
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
4 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Reflection Prompt5m
Pre-lecture Quiz5m
Lesson 2 Quiz30m
Post-lecture Reflection Prompt5m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Lesson 3: Correlation

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
The Draw-a-Person Test4m
Illusory Correlation6m
Confounded Variables; Statistical Significance9m
3 readings
Pre-lecture Activity10m
Interactive Activity10m
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
2 practice exercises
Correlation Exercises30m
Lesson 3 Quiz30m
2 hours to complete

Lesson 4: Experiments

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
A/B Testing9m
Experimental Design and Natural Experiments17m
2 readings
Pre-lecture Activity5m
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
1 practice exercise
Lesson 4 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Lesson 5: Prediction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Base Rate22m
2 readings
Pre-lecture Question5m
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
1 practice exercise
Lesson 5 Quiz30m
1 hour to complete

Lesson 6: Cognitive Biases

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Heuristics11m
Fundamental Attribution Error; Confirmation Bias11m
1 reading
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
2 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Quiz5m
Lesson 6 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Lesson 7: Choosing and Deciding

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Sunk Costs10m
Loss Aversion12m
1 reading
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
2 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Activity5m
Lesson 7 Quiz30m
2 hours to complete

Lesson 8: Logic and Dialectical Reasoning

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Dialectical Reasoning16m
1 reading
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
2 practice exercises
Pre-lecture Quiz30m
Lesson 8 Quiz30m
16 minutes to complete

Conclusion

16 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 2 readings
1 video
2 readings
(Optional) Companion Readings from the Mindware book
Post-course Survey10m

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