Wesleyan Offers Passion-Driven Statistics on Coursera

Lisa Dierker, professor of psychology, chair of the Quantitative Analysis Center, is bringing her Passion-Driven Statistics course to the online world, according to a story in Forbes. Thirteen thousand students have already registered for the MOOC, which allows students to use statistics to study topics that interest them.

“Thirteen thousand students have signed up…I could teach 13,000 people how to use SAS,” Dierker marveled. “The whole world of possibility is completely changing now.”