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Five Reasons to Teach Elementary Statistics With R: #3

May 4, 2014
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Five Reasons to Teach Elementary Statistics With R:  #3

Introduction Reason #3: RStudio’s shiny Examples “Slow” Simulation Understanding Model Assumptions Types of Error Illustrating Fine Points Playing Games

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Five Reasons to Teach Elementary Statistics With R: #2

April 8, 2014
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Five Reasons to Teach Elementary Statistics With R:  #2

Introduction Reason #2: RStudio’s manipulate Do It Yourself Next Time Introduction This is is second in a projected five-part series of posts aimed at colleagues who teach elementary statistics. If you teach with R but hesitate to spring such a powerful and...

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Five Reasons to Teach Elementary Statistics With R: #1

April 5, 2014
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Five Reasons to Teach Elementary Statistics With R:  #1

Introduction Reason #1: Package mosaic Keeping Simple Things Simple Flow-Control for the Masses There is Much More References Introduction This is is first in a projected five-part series of posts aimed at colleagues who teach...

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Pander/Pandoc for Pretty Conversion on the R Studio Server

February 1, 2014
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Eventually we get around to teaching our students to turn in Homework assignments as R Markdown documents, and towards the end of the semester many of them will do a data analysis project, complete with a report generated as an HTML file. But frankly the HTML output is a bit ugly. What if students want something that looks a...

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