With the staggering growth in the sheer volumes of digital data, quantitative reasoning has become crucial in our “Big Data” world. This course provides an introduction to core statistical methodologies critical for understanding this world. It focuses on introducing concepts through practical applications and analyses of real data.
After completing the course, students will be able to
• Methodically pose questions
• Collect relevant data
• Analyze data
• Interpret data
• Provide insights
All of the objectives above are in the context of applied statistical analysis.