R foundations (beta)

This course introduces the essential elements of the R programming language, providing a solid foundation for the more in-depth data analysis topics covered in subsequent courses.

Topics include:

  • Installing R and RStudio
  • Importing data
  • Data structures and types
  • Basic data summarization and analysis with pre-built functions
  • Visualizing data with esquisse
  • Creating PDF, HTML and DOCX reports with rmarkdown
  • Getting help through online forums

During the beta release (September 10 to October 10), new lessons will be made public every week.