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What you will learn

  • D​escribe different types of data analytic questions

  • Conduct hypothesis tests of your data

  • A​pply linear modeling techniques to answer multivariable questions

  • A​pply machine learning workflows to detect complex patterns in your data

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Modeling Data Basics

4 hours to complete
15 readings
15 readings
The Purpose of Data Science5m
Types of Data Science Questions10m
Data Needs5m
Number of observations is too small5m
Dataset does not contain the exact variables you are looking for10m
Variables in the dataset are not collected in the same year5m
Dataset is not representative of the population that you are interested in10m
Some variables in the dataset are measured with error5m
Variables are confounded10m
Descriptive and Exploratory Data Analysis15m
Missing Values10m
Shape25m
Identifying Outliers20m
Evaluating Variables20m
Evaluating Relationships30m
1 practice exercise
Modeling Data Basics Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Inference

1 hour to complete
3 readings
3 readings
Inference10m
Uncertainty10m
Random Sampling10m
1 practice exercise
Inference Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Linear Modeling

2 hours to complete
12 readings
12 readings
Linear Regression15m
Assumptions20m
Association15m
Association Testing in R10m
Fitting the Model2m
Model Diagnostics10m
Tree Girth and Height Example10m
Interpreting the Model10m
Variance Explained5m
Using broom5m
Correlation Is Not Causation7m
Confounding10m
1 practice exercise
Linear Regression Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Multiple Linear Regression

1 hour to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Multiple Linear Regression15m
1 practice exercise
Multiple Linear Regression Quiz30m

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Tidyverse Skills for Data Science in R

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