Intro to Statistics

When does the course begin? This class is self paced. You can begin whenever you like and then follow your own pace. It’s a good idea to set goals for yourself to make sure you stick with the course. How long will the course be available? This class will always be available! How do I know if this course is for me? Take a look at the “Class Summary,” “What Should I Know,” and “What Will I Learn” sections above. Can I skip individual videos? Yes! How much does this cost? It’s completely free! What are the rules on collaboration? Collaboration is a great way to learn. Why are there so many questions? Udacity classes are a little different from traditional courses. What should I do while I’m watching the videos? Learn actively! Related:  Online Courses

Exploratory Data Analysis Lesson 1: What is EDA? (1 hour) We'll start by learn about what exploratory data analysis (EDA) is and why it is important. Lesson 2: R Basics (3 hours) EDA, which comes before formal hypothesis testing and modeling, makes use of visual methods to analyze and summarize data sets. Lesson 3: Explore One Variable (4 hours) We perform EDA to understand the distribution of a variable and to check for anomalies and outliers. Problem Set 3 (2 hours) Lesson 4: Explore Two Variables (4 hours) EDA allows us to identify the most important variables and relationships within a data set before building predictive models. Problem Set 4 (2 hours) Lesson 5: Explore Many Variables (4 hours) Data sets can be complex. Problem Set 5 (2 hours) Lesson 6: Diamonds and Price Predictions (2 hours) Investigate the diamonds data set alongside Facebook Data Scientist, Solomon Messing. Final Project (10+ hours) You've explored simulated Facebook user data and the diamonds data set.

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Joel Klein, Sal Khan and Sebastian Thrun on Inventing the Future of Education, at Disrupt SF Three trailblazing figures in educational technology are showcasing the future of learning at our upcoming annual conference, Disrupt San Francisco. Former New York education Chancellor, Joel Klein, will get into more of the details about the recently announced Amplify project, News Corp’s ambitious venture to create tailored, digital learning for the American education system. Bill Gates’ “favorite teacher”, Sal Khan, who founded the Youtube-based Khan Academy, will speak about his pioneering work in the “flipped classroom” and launch a new feature to his site. And Google fellow and CEO of Udacity, Sebastian Thrun, will discuss how he opened the walled garden of American higher education free of charge to students around the world. These education leaders will join an all-star lineup at Disrupt SF Sept 8-12, including Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Marc Benioff, Ron Conway, Kevin Rose, Matt Cohler, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Vinod Khosla and many others. In January 2011, Joel I.

How an Olympic flop can inspire innovation - Ask the Fedcoach Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/26/2012 Jul 26, 2012 03:32 PM EDT TheWashingtonPost (Andy Lyons - GETTY IMAGES) Are you familiar with the Fosbury Flop? In the 1960s, a track and field athlete named Dick Fosbury developed a new high jump technique because he consistently failed to clear the bar using traditional methods. There are lessons to be learned for federal leaders from Fosbury’s experience. I share this example because my organization, the Partnership for Public Service, and Deloitte derived some similar lessons from our latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government analysis of innovation in government. Based on our review of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, we found that 92 percent of the respondents were looking for ways to perform their jobs better, but only 59 percent said they were encouraged to come up with new and better ways of doing business. Of course, there are notable exceptions. · Ask your employees for help. · Support employees who generate ideas.