# Statistics and Statistical Programming (Winter 2021)/Day 1 session plan

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This page is a supporting page for the course Statistics and Statistical Programming (Winter 2021). |

## Agenda

- 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? (Mako'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"

- Working through material for next class
- Setup
- Problem set #0