Statistics and Statistical Programming (Fall 2020)/w01 session plan

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  • Introductions
    • (Preferred) names, pronouns, details.
    • Why are you here?
    • What background, if any, do you have with statistics and/or statistical programming?
  • Meta-curricular concerns
    • High-level goals
    • Why this approach to this material? (Aaron's pedagogical philosophy and motives)
    • Course format, channels of communication, and aspirational norms
  • Stuff that's not on the syllabus (yet)
    • Ongoing assessment and iteration
    • Modest "microlectures"
    • NU Research computing and other sources of outside support.
  • Week 1 material
    • Pre-course assessment of statistical concepts
    • Setup
    • Working groups
    • Problem set #0