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Basic Statistics

Understanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also prepare you for the next course in the specialization - the course Inferential Statistics.

Created by University of Amsterdam


What you’ll learn

Through this educational resource you will improve the compentencies required from employers these days. The most relevant technique from the learning resource that is frequently requested by organizations is Data Analysis. The most relevant tool is R. You will also learn about Communication Skills, a trait frequently requested in job postings.

Who will benefit?

Evaluating material from this learning resource with nearly 10,000 data-related job postings, we discover that those in or pursuing Data Scientist roles would benefit the most.