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Activity A

Week 2 (Activity A) Description A marketing consultant observed 50 consecutive shoppers at a grocery store, and recorded how much money each shopper spent in the store. The dataset is listed below. The Data First things first: create a new RStudio Project. Using a separate project for each assignment is probably best. Don’t worry about version control unless you either a) plan on working on these assignments across multiple devices, or b) are already knowledgeable of and comfortable with Git […]

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Module 1: The Conceptual Model: Assignments

Below are your assignments for the first module. Be sure to check the LMS for specific due dates! Introductory video We are more than just a collection of random people studying the same material; we are, in fact, a community! Research has shown we’re all better off in this way so let’s get to know one another! So let’s jump in straight away with something really creative that will (hopefully!) set the tone for the rest of the class. Rather […]

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R and RStudio

We’re using an incredibly powerful statistical software package in this class (in fact, this entire course site is built using it). Unfortunately, it does come with a bit of a learning curve. You won’t be required to learn the nitty-gritty ins and outs of the R scripting language but you will need to know the basics of what R can do. Luckily, we have RStudio to really help out with that. Below are some introductory articles and videos. Download R […]

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Module 1: The Conceptual Model: Consumables

It’s never just readings. These are all the materials you’ll need to consume in Module 1. Consumables Read: chapters 1-4 in your textbook. Read: Conceptual Models in a Nutshell Read: Conceptual Models: Begin by Designing What to Design Read: OWASP Proactive Controls: Implement Appropriate Access Controls Read: OWASP Security by Design Read: Myers - Programming with Explicit Security Policies Read: Emotional Design: People and Things

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Resources

This is a pretty resource-heavy class. Here’s a (not so) small collection of them. Texts You have two main texts for this class, both of which are free and the latter available to to you as part of the University of Arizona. Online Statistics Textbook Lane, D. (2016). Online Statistics Education: A Multimedia Course of Study. 2nd ed. Houston: Rice University. http://onlinestatbook.com/2/. (PDF backup) Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study is a resource for learning and teaching introductory […]

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