In this talk, I will introduce a suite of three packages designed to aid course material creation in R: {demoR} for displaying code in knitted R Markdown with custom highlighting and formatting; {shindig} for shortcuts to creating simple educational Shiny apps; and {curricular} for easy creation of syllabi, homework exercises, exams, etc. Together, we will explore how these new tools – in conjunction with other existing resources – have been used to create a clean and consistent ecosystem for my R-based Introductory Statistics course. I will share some metrics on student outcomes, as well as my own experiences with the advantages and challenges in building the course.

A 5-minute presentation in our Lightning Talks series

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