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Basics in R

Ended Feb 10, 2021
2 credits

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Term: Spring 2021

Date: February 10th, 2021

Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm


Instructors: Frances McCarty, Jennifer Van Mullekom, & Katherine Miller

Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)



Are you a researcher who has recently collected data? Do you want help learning how to use a software package to analyze your data? If so, Basics of R in the SAIG Short Course Series is the right course for you! R is a free statistical software used for data analysis in a variety of fields. In this hands-on and interactive course, we will cover the following topics:

• Navigating RStudio
• Reading a data file into R
• Computing Descriptive Statistics
• Generating Graphics for Exploratory Data Analysis
• Exporting a file from R

No previous coding experience is required. Bring your laptop and please install R and RStudio on your machine by downloading from the following links: (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

If you already have R and RStudio on your laptop, make sure they are the most up to date versions.

This course is jointly sponsored by the Statistical Application and Innovations Group (SAIG) and Professional Development Network (PDN).