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These grading rubrics apply to problem sets and to the final projects in Gov 1005. Make sure you follow all the instructions in the …

Nicholas Horton asks: Crowdsource request to statisticians our there: to make room for modern topics in intro stats what topics might …

A variety of data science professionals have kindly volunteered to be available to talk with my students, both about data science in …

Consider Don Rubin’s suggestion for how to teach introductory data science and/or statistics: We should start the inferential process …

Follow this advice. R When using download.file(), make sure to set mode = "wb". This ensures that the download will work on …

The post reviews the duties of the members of the Welcome Committee for speakers visiting Gov 1005. Follow instructions closely. …

The average professor teaching an introductory (or advanced) data science class talks too much. Stop lecturing. Flip the classroom. …

The wonderful Kelly Bodwin asks some questions about pair programming, in response to my recent post. With slight edits to her …

Nick Horton at Teach Data Science argues that instructors should “have students use a dedicated server to access R” for the …

The excellent Teach Data Science blog has a post about pair programming. My thoughts: I probably required more pair programming last …