Sophia's Introduction to Statistics course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of statistics. In this course, you will learn a variety of topics, including statistical principles, research methodologies, data analysis, and hypothesis testing. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in statistics to everyday situations. Full Description
3 semester credits
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This Introduction to Statistics Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Statistics Course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of statistics. In this course you will learn a variety of topics, including statistical principles, research methodologies, data analysis, and hypothesis testing. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in statistics to everyday situations.
In Sophia's Introduction to Statistics Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
Congratulations Christie on your recent course completion! Yes, the concepts covered in the final unit are challenging. We encourage our students to utilize our learning coach support and also the in-course "on demand" tutoring as needed during this unit, or the entirety of the course. Again, congratulations on your achievement!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
David - Congratulations on your most recent course completion. We appreciate your comments about your course experience. Our team is here to help if the need arises when you cannot find the necessary content in the course. We can point you in the right direction and guide you through the problem. Thank you.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Justin - congratulations on your successful course completion! We agree that often students need more than just the teaching of concepts. That's why we supplement the instruction with our team of Learning Coaches. Students in Introduction to Statistics also have access to 24x7 "on demand" tutoring via the "Access a Tutor" button in the course. Both of these resources are designed to help ensure students understand the concepts and how to approach the questions/problems.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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