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Business Statistics

Course in a Box
Stephen Silver

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    Business Statistics: Course in a Box is a comprehensive online course that introduces students to key concepts and practices in business statistics. Engaging video lectures and detailed how-to videos guide students through the material, and assignments and quizzes help them build and test their knowledge.

    The course features six online learning units. Unit 1 presents students with an introduction to the field of statistics and provides them with information on critical calculations and sampling theory and techniques. In Unit 2, students become familiar with probability theory, including Venn diagrams, conditional theory, and Bayes’ law. Unit 3 focuses on discrete and continuous probability distributions and density functions, and Unit 4 presents the central theorem limit and its applications, including confidence intervals for and hypothesis tests of the population mean and proportion. In Unit 5, students learn to conduct hypothesis tests of the differences of means and proportions, the analysis of variance test for more than two populations, and the Chi-square test of independence. The final unit covers OLS regression analysis and the test of correlation.

    Providing students with an immersive and complete online learning experience, Business Statistics is ideal for foundational courses in the field.
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    The Cognella Active Learning content for Business Statistics: Course in a Box includes:

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    • exercises, templates, and projects
    • lecture videos, how-to videos, and exercise videos
    • pre-quizzes and post-quizzes

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    Stephen Silver received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is a professor emeritus of business administration at the Citadel and previously taught classes in economics and business-related subjects at Bentley College and VMI. Dr. Silver was a Fulbright visiting professor of economics in Cameroon from 1994 – 1995, an adjunct instructor of finance in Webster University’s MBA program in Shanghai in the fall of 2002, and an adjunct instructor in operation management in Chengdu, Sichuan, China in 2009. Besides statistics, his fields of interest are macroeconomic policy, international business, international finance, and economic forecasting. Professor Silver has published articles in the Journal of Political Economy, the Southern Economic Journal, and the International Journal of Production Research, among others.
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