learning about statistics. I learned how to structure experiments to be able to isolate the effects that the input variables have on the response variable. Really enjoyed working with a real life database and scenarios. David Lane is the principal developer of this resource although many others have made substantial contributions. As someone without any real background in epidemiology, now moving into an area where I need it, this course was very helpful indeed. This can be very confusing, so this type of intro helps to avoid some of the pitfalls and dead ends. Paula Pelletier-Butler, James Cook University. Kaziwe Mollazadegan, St Erik Eye Hospital The instructor Joris Mays was very effective, especially in the discussion board where his feedback was timely, clear and very thorough - Peter Varisco, New York Life Insurance Company This course was extremely helpful in facilitating my understanding. Ragsdale's book is superb its really clear and whenever I had a question it was only a matter of reading more closely to find the answer - Micahel Murphy, Enterprise-Ireland I was really impressed with how the homework assignments helped me learn the material. This course has given me a strong foundation for continued learning - Peter Blenis, University of Alberta This is really a fantastic course. Trade and financial flows - Select -Concentration index (exports)Exports and imports ( of GDP)External debt stock ( of GNI)Foreign direct investment, net inflows ( of GDP)Net official development assistance received ( of GNI)Private capital flows ( of GDP)Remittances, inflows ( of GDP).
Sofia Auer, Canada Border Services Agency I enjoyed this course very much. I am very happy that I took this course because I do not think it is possible to just read this kind of information without working with data to get a good understanding of these complex theories and methods.
Human Development Index (HDI) - Select -Human Development Index (HDI). The homework was straight forward and Brian responded to questions on the discussion board in a timely fashion. They are brilliant, and they respond very quickly! . Anuja, our teaching assistant, was also superb, providing timely help and support when needed.
I appreciated the feedback on assignments. Margaret Palmisano, Universit de Moncton I would contend that this Bayesian Computing class (and other m classes I've taken) has extremely good value. Peter Mulready, System Architect at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical. Great to learn how to use both together. Heidi Ziemer, emily Zitek, partial support for this work was provided by the National Science Foundation's Division of Undergraduate Education through grants DUE-9751307, DUE-0089435, and DUE-0919818. I really think these online courses are great. Babinec's approach was that his written explanations were precise. He responded to each and every question and was very hands-on. I am now able to understand R scripts and hopefully contribute some of my own. Lily Gadamus, Program Evaluator, Southcentral Foundation I certainly feel that I got my money's worth from this course and this was almost entirely due to the prompt, thoughtful and expert comments of Brady and Andrzej. I very much liked XLMiner, it is indeed a very simple yet powerful tool - Nikhil Gupta, Goldman Sachs I was really impressed with the clarity, knowledge, engagement level, and patience of the instructor.