Posts Tagged ‘ coursera ’

My Online Course Development Workflow

February 4, 2014
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One of the nice things about developing 9 new courses for the JHU Data Science Specialization in a short period of time is that you get to learn all kinds of cool and interesting tools. One of the ways that we … Continue reading →

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How to Find a Job in Statistics – Advice for Students and Recent Graduates

How to Find a Job in Statistics – Advice for Students and Recent Graduates

Introduction A graduate student in statistics recently asked me for advice on how to find a job in our industry.  I’m happy to share my advice about this, and I hope that my advice can help you to find a satisfying job and develop an enjoyable career.  My perspectives would be most useful to students […]

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Podcast #6: Data Analysis MOOC Post-mortem

March 25, 2013
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Jeff and I talk about Jeff’s recently completed MOOC on Data Analysis.

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The landscape of data analysis

January 10, 2013
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I have been getting some questions via email, LinkedIn, and Twitter about the content of the Data Analysis class I will be teaching for Coursera. Data Analysis and Data Science mean different things to different people. So I made a … Continue reading →

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Podcast #5: Coursera Debrief

November 19, 2012
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Jeff and I talk with Brian Caffo about teaching MOOCs on Coursera.

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SNA class proposal

October 22, 2012
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SNA class proposal

I’ve been taking several classes through Coursera (nothing against the other platforms; I took two of the original three classes via Stanford and just stuck with the platform). The latest one is Social Network Analysis, which has a programming projec...

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Statistics project ideas for students (part 2)

October 4, 2012
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A little while ago I wrote a post on statistics projects ideas for students. In honor of the first Simply Statistics Coursera offering, Computing for Data Analysis, here is a new list of student projects for folks excited about trying out those new R p...

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Statistical muscle memory

October 1, 2012
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Statistical muscle memory

I am forever grateful to the teachers at my convent high school. In my first year I was required to take thirteen different subjects, one of which was typing. At the time computers were still objects mainly occurring in science … Continue reading →

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Sunday Data/Statistics Link Roundup (9/9/12)

September 9, 2012
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Not necessarily statistics related, but pretty appropriate now that the school year is starting. Here is a little introduction to “how to google” (via Andrew J.). Being able to “just google it” and find answers for oneself with...

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Why we are teaching massive open online courses (MOOCs) in R/statistics for Coursera

August 10, 2012
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Editor’s Note: This post written by Roger Peng and Jeff Leek.  A couple of weeks ago, we announced that we would be teaching free courses in Computing for Data Analysis and Data Analysis on the Coursera platform. At the same time, a number of ot...

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