Pedagogy

Tag Handwritten Notes to Link them with Typed Notes

After four years of figuring it out and two years of testing it, I have a small tip for incorporating handwritten and typed project notes.

Conflicting Thoughts on the Liberal Arts Model of Education

I have some experience in the Liberal Arts model. I was educated by Jesuits in secondary school and then at the University of San Francisco as an undergraduate, and spent a year at Blackfriars Hall, the studium for Dominican Friars at the University of Oxford in the UK. I was a student of the University of San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Institute, which replaces the University’s Core Curriculum with courses centered on the “great books” of Western literature and thought.

I am now Listed on the Software Carpentry Team Page

I recently finished the Instructor Training seminar for Software Carpentry, and am now listed on the organization’s Team page.

Creating Word Processor Tables from R Dataframes

Here is a small function for creating Word- or LibreOffice-compatible tables from R.

Study on R Markdown Reported

I’m just linking to an article about teaching the use of RMarkdown for introductory statistics students.

New Science Library Post on Data Management

I’ve published the first of several posts on future-proofing one’s work for the UOregon Science Library.