WileyPLUS course:
Business Statistics: For Contemporary Decision Making, 9th Edition
Ken Black
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WileyPLUS with ORION—accompanying Business Statistics, Ninth Edition from Ken Black—will transform any course into a vibrant, collaborative learning community that empowers students to own their own learning and offers instructors tools for diagnosing struggling students earlier.

You can instantly gauge if students are completing the assigned work, and if they are interacting with the content and each other. Using WileyPLUS with ORION, you get a real-time snapshot of where students need help so you can diagnose early—before the first exam. WileyPLUS is the guide that helps all types of learners to be more efficient with their study time.

ORION is an adaptive, personal learning experience within WileyPLUS that helps students to find their way as they make new discoveries about how they learn. Highlighting both strengths and problem areas, it allows them to be more efficient with their study time. You also benefit from a sophisticated set of reporting and diagnostic tools that give greater insights into class activity 

For this Business Statistics course, WileyPLUS also offers

  • Videos—lectures come to life with videos by author, Ken Black, that offer 8-12 clips reinforcing key concepts from each chapter. The course also includes Applied Skills videos, which review core concepts with more detail and with short examples. 
  • Concept Review Activities—interactive drag and drop activities that are found in each chapter that make learning more interesting than just starting at a static image. Students will find four to six activities per chapters.
  • Interactive Multimedia—demo problems and click through simulations demonstrate key statistical concepts
  • Decision Dilemma Simulations offer real-world problems with a business context establishing relevance to the material being covered.
  • MS Excel, MS Access, R, and Minitab Resources—problems, cases, and databases that work to strengthen student understanding of these important statistical tools. 
  • Additional Practice Opportunities—problems are provided for easy student review and feedback that are low-stakes, but modeled on the in-text and exam questions.
  • Career Center—provides access to career readiness resources like resumes, interviewing skills, and job/internship searching. Videos from career coach Drew Lichtenberger also demonstrate key skills and attitudes needed for the workforce.
  • Key Learning Aids—flashcards, crossword puzzles, and other fun review activities.


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