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Basic Introductory Statistics - Distance Calculus Course Information

Basic Statistics course can best be described as a "first course of an introduction to basic statistics (without calculus)".

This course has many names, all being equivalent:
  • Introductory Statistics
  • General Statistics
  • Basic Statistics
  • General Education Statistics


Our Basic Statistics course differs from a classroom/textbook-based course in that we employ Mastery Learning so that you complete all assignments at 100% to assure competancy, as well as our curriculum shifting the course to a laboratory-style course, where theorem/lemma/proof type exposition is replaced by running experiments in Mathematica as you would in a science laboratory to empirically deduce the concepts and behaviors of basic statistics, both solvable (classically) via hand-based techiques, as well as studying basic statistics and probability that can only be solved and investigated graphically and numerically using a computer. The Basic Statistics curriculum is highly visual and based upon observations of experiments run in LiveMath.

At Distance Calculus, we call our "Basic Statistics" course as Basic Statistics - Math 124 - 3 credits.

Below are some links for further information about the Basic Statistics course via Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University.






Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

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Date Posted: Mar 16, 2020
Review by: Malia K.
Courses Completed: Applied Calculus
Review: Course was good and fast. I don't like math so I can't say it was fun or anything. Grader was very nice. Software was ok.
Transferred Credits to: University of Maine





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Date Posted: Feb 25, 2020
Review by: Jessica M.
Courses Completed: Applied Calculus
Review: I highly recommend this course. I started the Kennedy School at Harvard with a last-minute admission, but my application required the Liberal Arts calculus course, so I had to finish the course in 3 weeks. Diane was an awesome instructor! The class was surprisingly interesting. If you need to take calculus fast, this is the program to use.
Transferred Credits to: Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University





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Date Posted: Aug 23, 2020
Review by: Sean Metzger
Student Email: seanmetzger78@gmail.com
Courses Completed: Differential Equations
Review: A lifesaver. When I found out I needed a course done in the last weeks of summer I thought there was no way i'd find one available, but this let me complete the course as quickly as I needed to while still mastering the topics. Professor always got back to me very quickly and got my assignments back to me the next day or day of. Can't recommend this course enough for students in a hurry or who just want to learn at their own pace.
Transferred Credits to: Missouri University of Science and Technology