The course covers the basics of using R and is intended for beginners, although experienced users will certainly learn a few new tricks. It is a “learning-by-doing” format. This means minimal lecture and many hands-on exercises.
-R terminology (vectors, data frames, objects, functions, arguments, packages…)
-reading data into R (e.g., from your own spreadsheet files)
-basic statistics (ANOVA, linear models)
-graphics (high- and low-level plotting functions)
-installing and using packages
– laptop (unix/mac/windows) with WiFi connection.
– R v. 3.4.2 “Short Summer” or higher installed (available at http://cran.r-project.org/)
– RStudio Desktop (open source license) v. 1.1.383 or higher (available at https://www.rstudio.com/)
– course data files (will be provided on the first day)