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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: Sep 6, 2020
Review by: Mark L.
Courses Completed: Applied Calculus
Review: Great course. Because of this class I was able to meet the entry requirements for my EMBA program on a tight time window in addition to sharpening math skills from classes taken over 15 years ago!
Transferred Credits to: MIT





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Date Posted: Apr 30, 2020
Review by: Hannah J.
Courses Completed: Probability Theory
Review: Probability Theory was a great course. Very very thorough. I thought it would never end :). I was very prepared for my coursework in economics. Excellent refereshher of derivatives and integrals - really forced me to remember that stuff from freshman cal.
Transferred Credits to: Boston University





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Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020
Review by: Mark Neiberg
Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus
Review: Curriculum was high quality and allowed student to experiment with concepts which resulted in an enjoyable experience. Assignment Feedback was timely and meaningful.