This vignette describes related resources and materials useful for teaching statistics with a focus on modeling and computation.

Package Vignettes

The mosaic package includes a number of vignettes. These are available from within R, from, or from

Auxiliary packages

Some features of the mosaic package are provided through auxiliary packages. These include:

Install these packages using install.packages(c("mosaicCalc", "mosaicModel")).

Mosaic paper

Pruim R, Kaplan DT and Horton NJ (2017). The mosaic Package: Helping Students to ‘Think with Data’ Using R. The R Journal, 9(1), pp. 77-102.

Abstract: The mosaic package provides a simplified and systematic introduction to the core functionality related to descriptive statistics, visualization, modeling, and simulation-based inference required in first and second courses in statistics. This introduction to the package describes some of the guiding principles behind the design of the package and provides illustrative examples of several of the most important functions it implements. These can be combined to help students ‘think with data’ using R in their early course work, starting with simple, yet powerful, declarative commands.

Project MOSAIC Little Books

The following longer documents are available at


Other Resources