June 9-10, 2017
Today and tomorrow morning: go through some tutorials
You begin to get connected to the hub community.
You make a good first step toward using computational tools in your teaching.
You leave here having learned something of value to you (idea generation).
You have an enjoyable time. (This is supposed to be fun.)
We get some feedback on our materials and this StatPREP.
You are the first of 8 StatPREP cohorts.
This is our pilot, so your feedback really helps us.
But then select this menu item
Raise your hand, or just blurt out your question.
Find a shoulder surfer.
Type in this Google Doc
R is one tool for working with data, but many of the things we will talk about are more general than R and apply equally to other ways of working with data.
R's particular advantages:
R is not that scary (but it helps to be selective)
R is very powerful and will grow with you and your students
R is not the only way to do these things
Cognitative skills can transfer over to other systems (but details with change)