R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. More information on R is available here. I started using R recently as an alternative to both SPSS and Excel. I am finding that the tasks for which I used SPSS can be carried out in R and the presentation of information is superior… Read more » about Do you use R in your teaching practice?
Colleagues involved with introducing statistics to students who are uncomfortable with maths may be interested to hear that an updated edition of my bestselling STATISTICS WITHOUT TEARS is about to be published (July 5th) by Penguin — and that they can claim an inspection copy of the new edition by sending an email from their… Read more » about STATISTICS WITHOUT TEARS – order an inspection copy…
The sigma Network for Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics Support is ending the year with a bang! Four FREE events are being held up and down the country in the coming weeks, which should be of interest to people working in HE math and statistics support, or who have a general interest in the student-centred teaching and… Read more » about Interested in Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics? join the SIGMA network or go to an event….