Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel announced as keynote speaker at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019

Posted by s.aragon on 27 February 2019 - 9:35am

Mine Çentinkaya-Rundel

We are very pleased to announce Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel, Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University and a professional educator at RStudio, as one of the keynote speakers at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019. In her talk "Let them eat cake (first)!" Mine will focus on undergraduate data science education with backwards design and five principles for creating and delivering data science education materials.

About Mine

Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel is the Director of Undergraduate Studies and an Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. Mine is also a Data Scientist and Professional Educator at RStudio. Her work focusses on innovation in statistics pedagogy, with an emphasis on computation, reproducible research, open-source education, and student-centered learning. She is the author of three open-source introductory statistics textbooks as part of the OpenIntro project and teaches the popular Statistics with R MOOC on Coursera.

About CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019

In affiliation with The Carpentries, the Software Sustainability Institute are organising the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester from 25th - 27th June 2019 in collaboration with the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research and with support from Manchester’s Data Science Institute. It will be hosted at  The Studio Manchester on 25th and 26th of June and in the Kilburn Building at the School of Computer Science (University of Manchester) on 27th June.