This paper talks about how to get students to think about large databases in an introductory class that normally uses “toy” problems with a few dozen rows of data.

Horton NJ, Baumer BS, Wickham H. Teaching precursors to data science in introductory and second courses in statistics. Available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1401.3269.

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