[R] using R for online course/distance ed

Yihui Xie xieyihui at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 08:18:34 CEST 2008

Hi Erin,

I'm not a teacher, and I don't have any experience in teaching, but I
have been working on the demonstration of statistical ideas via
animations (I think they will effectively prevent students from
sleeping in class ^o^). I hope this would be of some help to you:


On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Erin Hodgess <erinm.hodgess at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi R People!
> I'm going to be putting together a completely online undergrad
> business stats course (a second semester course) and was going to use
> R and Rcmdr.
> My question:  has anyone else used R for an online course, please?  If
> so, did it go well, please?
> Thanks in advance,
> Sincerely,
> Erin
> --
> Erin Hodgess
> Associate Professor
> Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
> University of Houston - Downtown
> mailto: erinm.hodgess at gmail.com

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