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General Linear ModelLinear RegressionStatistical Analysis
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Regression Models: What They Are and Why We Need Them

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Correlation6m
Prediction Error6m
Introducing the Linear Regression Model7m
Interpreting Regression Models7m
4 readings
Spurious Correlations15m
Correlation in Statistics15m
What is a confusion matrix?15m
Linear Regression and Correlation (Intro & Sections 12.1-12.3)30m
4 practice exercises
Correlation Practice Problems5m
Prediction Error Practice Problems5m
Linear Regression Practice Problems15m
Final Quiz on Regression Models: What They Are and Why We Need Them45m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Fitting and Evaluating a Bivariate Regression Model

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Linear Regression Assumptions6m
Regression with a Binary Treatment Variable8m
4 readings
Measures of Fit10m
The Regression Equation20m
The Least Squares Assumptions20m
Dummy Variables15m
4 practice exercises
Model Fit Practice Problems5m
Linear Regression Assumptions Practice Problems5m
Regression with a Binary Treatment Variable Practice Problems15m
Final Quiz on Fitting and Evaluating a Bivariate Regression45m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Multivariate Regression Models

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Dummy Variable Sets7m
Linear vs. Nonlinear Categorical Variables7m
Multivariate Model Fit3m
4 readings
Introduction to Multivariate Regression Analysis30m
Interpreting Regression Coefficients15m
Understanding Dummy Variable Traps in Regression15m
Adjusted R-Squared: What is it used for?10m
4 practice exercises
Multivariate Model Interpretation Practice Problems8m
Categorical Variable and Dummy Sets Practice Problems20m
Multivariate Model Fit Practice Problem10m
Final Assessment on Multivariate Regression45m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Extensions of the Multivariate Model

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Interacting a Continuous and Dummy Variable8m
Interacting Two Continuous or Two Dummy Variables6m
Linear Probability Model5m
Logit and Probit Models7m
2 readings
Interpreting Interactions in Regression15m
Regression with a Binary Dependent Variable30m
2 practice exercises
Interaction Terms: Practice Problems25m
Binary Dependent Variable Practice Problems15m

About the Data Literacy Specialization

Data Literacy

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