Technology Set-up


This task is all about setting up the software. There are a lot of readings, but many of them are short. Getting this first step done correctly and soon will set you up for success in the rest of the semester.


  • Read the course syllabus and make sure you understand our class routine and grading
  • Download and install R and RStudio. R must be installed first so that RStudio can use it.
  • Watch John Rauser Presentation
    • Use the following google spreadsheet to input your three favorite segments of the video. Use your course standardized name lastname firstletterfirstname – For example mine is hathawayj.
  • Read the material about learning online and be prepared for a conversation in class