SDS Short Course- Introduction to R

This course introduces R, a free and open-source software package used for statistical computing and graphics. We will cover navigating the free graphical user interface RStudio, importing and exporting data, creating and manipulating variables, and basic data analyses and graphics. In addition, the course will introduce installation of R packages and familiarize participants with built-in help documentation and online resources. 

After completing this course, a new user should be able to:

  • Navigate RStudio.
  • Import/export data from/to external files.
  • Create and manipulate new variables.
  • Conduct basic statistical analyses (t-tests, chi-square tests, linear regression).
  • Create basic graphs.
  • Install and use R packages.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with basic statistical concepts such as t-tests and regression is 
recommended but not necessary.

Monday, February 3 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Peter T. Flawn Academic Center (FAC), 101B
2304 WHITIS AVE , Austin, Texas 78705

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