First steps with R (repeat session)

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Annie Waldman of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 6 at 10:10am
  • Location: M106
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Take your first steps with powerful, open-source statistical language R by learning some of the basic skills you need to get up and running with R. By the end of this session, you will be able to take raw data, import it into R, and start your analysis. Topics that will be covered include: basic data importing, working with directories, reading in data, installing packages, as well as how to clean, explore and sort data. We'll also talk about how to find help when you're stuck.

This session will be most helpful if: you have experience working with data.

Speaker Bios

  • Annie Waldman is a reporter at ProPublica, where she covers education. She has won two Education Writers Association awards and been a finalist twice. She was part of the ProPublica team that investigated maternal mortality, which was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2018. | @anniewaldman

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