Thursday, 29 November 2012

Statistics 2 – Inference and Association

Online Course “Statistics 2 – Inference and Association” provides an easy introduction to inference and association through a series of practical applications, based on the resampling/simulation approach. Once you have completed this course you will be able to test hypotheses and compute confidence intervals regarding proportions or means, computer correlations and fit simple linear regressions.  Topics covered also include chi-square goodness-of-fit and paired comparisons. For more details please visit at

Who Should Take This Course?
Anyone who encounters statistics in their work, or will need introductory statistics for later study. The only mathematics you need is arithmetic.

Course Program:

Course outline: The course is structured as follows
SESSION 1:  Confidence Intervals for Proportions and Means
  • CI Proportion
  • CI Mean
  • CI Difference in Means
  • CI Difference in Proportions
  • Hypothesis Tests vrs. Confidence Intervals

SESSION 2:  Tests for Two Means, Proportions; Paired Comparisons
  • Test 2 Means
  • Test 2 Proportions
  • Paired Comparisons
  • 1-way and 2-way hypotheses

SESSION 3:  Chi-Square, Directional Hypotheses
  • More than 2 Samples
  • Chi Square
  • Goodness of Fit
  • Null and Alternative Hypotheses
  • 1-Way and 2-Way Hypotheses
  • Correlation

SESSION 4:  Simple Linear Regression
  • Simple Regression
  • Regression Inference

Mrs. Meena Badade has over 23 years teaching experience at various levels of education and at different institutions nationally and internationally. She has taught various courses in Statistics. She also has a number of research papers in various journals.

In addition to academic practice, she has considerable corporate experience at Metric Consultancy. She has worked as statistical consultant and data processing manager for international clients. She has applied various statistical techniques for statistical projects for industry.

This course takes place over the internet at the Institute for 4 weeks. During each course week, you participate at times of your own choosing - there are no set times when you must be online. Course participants will be given access to a private discussion board so that they will be able to ask questions and exchange comments with instructor, Mrs. Meena Badade. In class discussions led by the instructor, you can post questions, seek clarification, and interact with your fellow students and the instructor.

The course typically requires 15 hours per week. At the beginning of each week, you receive the relevant material, in addition to answers to exercises from the previous session. During the week, you are expected to go over the course materials, work through exercises, and submit answers. Discussion among participants is encouraged. The instructor will provide answers and comments, and at the end of the week, you will receive individual feedback on your homework answers.

For Indian participants accepts registration for its courses at special prices in Indian Rupees through its partner, the Center for eLearning and Training (C-eLT), Pune.

For India Registration and pricing, please visit us at

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Call: 020 6600 9116


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