Articles by datamindjo

Complete list of Coursera courses using R ranked by “popularity”

December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Coursera – an online education startup – has rapidly expanded its curriculum of statistics and data analysis courses. Today, there are already 33 modules directly linked to the field, excluding the courses where statistics and data science are solely used as a supportive tool (e.g. finance). These courses make use of multiple ... [Read more...]

R-Fiddle: An online playground for R code

November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments is an early stage beta that provides you with a free and powerful environment to write, run and share R-code right inside your browser. It even offers the option to include packages. Since a couple of days it’s gaining more and more traction, and was mentioned ... [Read more...]

How to run R in the cloud (for teaching)

July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, we launched the early stage beta version of our interactive online learning platform for R: The development of this educational platform required the creation of a new IT infrastructure able to run R in the cloud. In this post, we share our approach and insights on ... [Read more...]

Building DataMind: FREE Online Interactive Learning Plaftorm for R

July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

DataMind is the first free interactive online learning platform for R. Through an in-browser coding environment we offer exercise-based learning-by-doing. Our goal is to build a fun learning experience for data analysis and R, while allowing anyone to create courses! You can check out an early stage beta version at ... [Read more...]

?help! Instant R search on

June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, I was working on an educational R project when I needed to consult the help files of different R packages and functions online. After doing some Google searches, it appeared to me that finding an easy-to-use tool was not as simple as I had expected. The closest that ... [Read more...]

Survey on R and education

June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Main takeaways from the survey on R in education There is a need to train students in R since large majority of respondents (using R professionally) expect its market share to further increase. Large interest from both academics and students in online interactive R and statistics courses. Highest interest in ... [Read more...]

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