Foundations of Statistics reviews
Great course for learning the foundations of statistics.
This was very difficult without explanatory videos.
No videos, which mean lots of readingsss! Still doable in 1 week!
Good Starter Course!
I think this course could really use an instructor. The provability of finding the right video was a null hypothesis!
This class helped me understand statistics, and presented the material in a way that was easy to understand.
This class was a good intro to statistics.
I am not sure why there were not video tutorials. On several occasions I had to go to the internet to find an instructor to watch so I could glean the information. Highly recommend video lessons.
Quite difficult but can be used to prepare for Intro to Statistics.
Great course, with great step by step examples to help you better understand.
This course was hard. My advice would be to read through the WHOLE unit pass each challenge then, re read the unit. good luck!
This course was needed! Super easy and understandable.
I found this course very challenging and would have benefitted from video tutorials in addition to the course reading material. I did have to use tutoring videos outside the site in order to learn how to do some of the formulas.
it was challenging.
I would definitely recommend this course! It was easy to understand and fast paced. I found the milestones a little trickier than some of the other classes sophia offers, but doing well was still attainable. I just had to study a bit harder. Overall I learned a lot and really enjoyed it.
Hard to follow. Would help if there was some kind of teacher. You have to make sure that you understand concepts yourself. This is hard to do when there is a lot to consider.
This was an interesting class. I enjoyed it. I learned a lot of things I never knew I might need. Please make sure to read everything carefully. The answers are in the studying!
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Sophia's Foundations of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable you to be successful in a college level Statistics course. You will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis.
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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 6 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 2 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Evaluate statistical methods
- Calculate probability, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation
- Interpret descriptive and inferential statistics
- Apply statistical concepts in context
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