Dear Chris,

How about Radiant?


El mar., 3 dic. 2019 a las 7:53, Christopher David Desjardins (<>) escribió:

> Hi,
> I teach an introductory statistics course for non-stat/math majors that are
> primarily coming from the social sciences or business. I am using the Lock
> textbook,, and their software StatKey,
> I really like the way that StatKey does
> randomization tests and bootstrapping, however, I don't like that it's not
> possible to perform theory-based tests on their website (e.g., if I wanted
> my students to perform an independent samples t-test not by hand or run a
> simple linear regression).
> Ideally what I was hoping for was to use R in my introductory classes but
> to have some way to make it less intimidating. I want my students to be
> able to run descriptives and create basic graphics (including dot plots),
> randomization tests, bootstrapping, and run t-tests, chi-square, ANOVA, and
> regression.
> I tried using RStudio, but it is still overkill for what I want my students
> to be able to do. They don't need an IDE. Randall Pruim has kindly made a
> PDF for using R with Lock5, but that is too much for what I want my
> students need. Programming isn't a principal outcome of my course.
> I have looked in JASP and jamovi as well, but they don't fit my needs.
> The closest thing I have found to what I'm looking for is Rcmdr, but it
> freezes on my Mac periodically regardless of if I use it from the Terminal,
> the R GUI, or RStudio. Has anyone else encountered that issue? Rcmdr is
> great because it's GUI driven but also pastes the R code, which is nice for
> the more advanced students in the class.
> What I am wondering is.
> 1. Is anyone using R with Lock5 and how do you use R to do it?
> 2. Does anyone know of a Shiny app that does what StatKey does AND includes
> some options for descriptives and inference similar to Rcmdr? I am
> basically looking for a Shiny StatCrunch.
> I have thought about creating a Shiny app to do all of this, but if someone
> already has a wonderful solution, I don't want to reinvent the wheel. I
> created something very, very basic[1] for my students just to explore the
> Lock5 data and I just might need to expand on it to get what I want.
> Thanks for reading my long winded email,
> Chris
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