Remedial Statistic and Life


About this course

This course will introduce learners to the basic concepts of statistics, and issues involved in statistical reasoning, The major topics to be covered include methods for collecting and analyzing data, elementary probability, and methods for statistical inference.

What You Will Learn

  • Equip the learners with a working knowledge of statistics and probability
  • Help learners to meet the challenges associated with real life statistical problems
  • Help learners to develop an intuition and an interest for random statistical phenomena.
  • ntroduce statistical applications that may be useful in real life.
  • Help learners to develop skills in the application of basic statistical methods in researches.



Edraak, is a massive open online course (MOOC) platform, that is an initiative of the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF). QRF is determined to ensure that the Arab world is at the forefront of educational innovation. As such, QRF has capitalized on regional Arab talent to leverage technology developed by the Harvard-MIT consortium, edX, to create the first non-profit Arabic MOOC platform. The new MOOC platform will present the Arab world with unique and vital opportunities that can be part of a necessary revolution in education and learning.

First, the platform will broadcast the best Arab professors to the region, offering original Arabic courses – developed by QRF – to further enrich Arab education. Through its partnership with edX, the platform will also give Arab learners access in Arabic to courses taught and developed at top tier institutions like HarvardX, MITX, and UC BerkelyX. All courses are delivered at no cost to the learner.

Second, QRF envisions the use of the platform to showcase Arab role models by broadcasting short online courses by practitioners and professionals from a variety of fields spanning the arts and sciences.

Finally, QRF believes that the platform will enable the Arab world to take advantage of the international interest in regional affairs to tell its own story to the world. Arab university professors and regional experts can use the platform to give courses in English about the region and its history. This will serve to inform a global audience that is interested in the region’s development.


Dr. Randa El-Sheikh Najdi

Randa Elsheikh Najdi is an assistance professor of math education at Al-Quds Open University, West Bank. She has a PhD and a Masters in math education (2009) from IRS of Cairo, Egypt; a master’s degree in pure math from UC Davis at California, USA. She has many certificates in e-learning, and won many awards in Teaching Excellence. She is an e-learning expert and has spent her entire career working in teaching mathematics and has trained a number of teachers in using technology and implementing 21st Century skills. She published a number of researches in local and international refereed Journals.

Riad Zidan

Riad Zeidan has been working as a faculty member – lecturer at al-Quds Open University – Jenin Branch since 2008 , after he had worked as a part-timer from 2004-2008 . Regarding E-Learning , he has coordinated some curricula in the major of Mathematics and teaching methods . He also taught one course using Video Streaming technology and he is currently filming a course ( Calculus ) for al-Quds Educational Satellite Channel . Currently he prepares for qualifying teachers of Ministry of Education particularly grades 1-4 as a member of teamwork of faculty members . He also participated in numerous seminars for candidate teachers in the Ministry of Education . Moreover , he worked as a Mathematics’ teacher for grades 7-12 at schools related to Ministry of Education from 1984-2008 , and as a trainer for teachers of Mathematics at the Directorate of Education – Jenin within the District Commission for Mathematics Study and got the early retirement and joined Al-Quds Open University. Finally, Riad holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Jordan in 1984 and a master’s degree in pure Mathematics from An-Najah National University in 2004.

Lamees Shalash

Lamees is Web Developer/Instructional Designer at Open Learning center at Al-Quds Open University, she develops educational and training courses on various subjects such as programming and statistics. She is currently working on the development of online diploma for French language with cooperation between Al-Quds Open University and the University of Toulouse. Lamees holds a bachelor degree in computer science from Birzeit University and now she is preparing for her master degree in Methods of Teaching Mathematics from the same University. She gained Training Of Trainers (TOT) certificate and she conducts many online courses during her work, such as Ms project course.

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