- When does replication reveal fraud?
- The bright future of applied statistics
- Sunday data/statistics link roundup (5/12/2013, Mother's Day!)
- A Shiny web app to find out how much medical procedures cost in your state.
- Why the current over-pessimism about science is the perfect confirmation bias vehicle and we should proceed rationally
Tag Archives: MOOC
Watch Monday, April 29, 2013 on PBS. See more from Direct Connection. I appeared on Maryland Public Television's Direct Connection with Jeff Salkin last Monday to talk about MOOCs (along with our Dean Mike Klag).
Jeff and I talk about Jeff's recently completed MOOC on Data Analysis.
It is no secret that faculty evaluations at top universities weigh research much more than teaching. This is not surprising given that, among other reasons, global visibility comes from academic innovation (think Nobel Prizes) not classroom instruction. Come promotion time the peer review system … Continue reading
I'm happy to announce that my course Computing for Data Analysis will return to Coursera on January 2nd, 2013. While I had previously announced that the course would be presented again right here, it made more sense to do it … Continue reading
Jeff and I talk with Brian Caffo about teaching MOOCs on Coursera.
As the entire East Coast gets soaked by Hurricane Sandy, I can’t help but think that this is the perfect time to…take a course online! Well, as long as you have electricity, that is. I live in a heavily tree-lined … Continue reading
Harvard Business school is getting in on the fun, calling the data scientist the sexy profession for the 21st century. Although I am a little worried that by the time it gets into a Harvard Business document, the hype may … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading