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Wednesday, June 29 • 10:35am - 10:40am
Bespoke eStyle Statistical Training for Africa: challenges and opportunities of developing an online course

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The development of ‘BeST’ an online course for African scientists and early career researchers aimed to provide support for experimental design principles and the use of R software. It is available at yieldingresults.org and is supported by the Australian Centre for International Research (ACIAR). A team of developers produced materials with an emphasis on visual and practical materials. The site is continuously available and is in modular format and aims to assist in developing designs and following through with analysis and reporting. The early evaluation by clients and students will be presented. Options and challenges for future support and collaboration of the site will be discussed.f

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Joseph Rickert

Program Manager, Microsoft
Joseph is a Program Manager at Microsoft having come to Microsoft with the acquisition of Revolution Analytics. He is a data scientist and R language evangelist passionate about analyzing data and teaching people about R. He is a regular contributor to the Revolutions blog and an... Read More →


Miranda Yolanda Mortlock

University of Queensland

Wednesday June 29, 2016 10:35am - 10:40am PDT