[Techtalk] [Courses] Any interest in a Statistics/R course/study group?

Ranjan Perera ranjan.perera at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 12:31:05 UTC 2009

thanks Akkana-
I am interested.
Anne Perera

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Akkana Peck<akkana at shallowsky.com> wrote:
> Several of us on IRC were just talking about statistics
> and the R project for statistics and data visualization:
>  http://www.r-project.org/
> and how we'd like to learn more about this topic, but it's
> tough to get started and to figure out what you need to learn.
> And meanwhile, some of you may already know that we have this
> wonderful newly fixed Moodle install on courses.linuxchix.org.
> Julie Pichon. Penny Leach, Terri Oda and Brenda Wallace all
> coordinated to upgrade our postgres and Moodle, fix the old
> single-signon problem with Moodle AND get all the old archived
> courses migrated into Moodle.  The only thing that's missing to
> test out this fancy-schmancy Moodle is ... new courses!
> Okay, so we don't actually have an instructor who knows R
> and statistics well enough to teach it. (Any volunteers?)
> But why should we let a little thing like that stop us?
> If there are enough of us interested, I'm thinking we could
> form a study group and use Moodle to coordinate our studies.
> Decide how much we want to do each week, come up with homework
> that we can work on and discuss.
> Anyone interested?
>        ...Akkana
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