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January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

R is an open source software that has gained a lot of popularity in the community due to its power and capability to make research more reproducible. Many disciplines are now switching to using R over other paid software; however, many might be intimidated by the programming skills required to use R. Well, fear no more! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of R and how to navigate the interface. You can expect to learn the following by the end of this workshop:

  • Getting comfortable with the R interface
  • Learning the basics of R programming
  • Working with packages
  • Importing data
  • Creating basic descriptive statistics and frequency tables

Prior knowledge of R is not required to attend this workshop. This is Part 1 of a four-part workshop series on RStudio.

NOTE: This workshop will be held online via Zoom. You MUST have a University of Guelph email (ending in either @guelphhumber.ca or @uoguelph.ca) to register and participate in this workshop. An email will be sent to all registered attendees 24 hours before the workshop. Registration closes 24 hours before the workshop.

Software/Account Requirements:
Before starting the workshop, please complete the following:

  1. Download and Install R:
    Windows User
    Mac User
  2. Install RStudio Desktop
    What is R used for? Introduction to RStudio basics (5 minutes)

If you have any issues with your install, please contact the IT Help Desk.

Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
https://cal.lib.uoguelph.ca/event/3651105

Venue

ONLINE
Ontario Canada

Additional Info

Email
emininge@uoguelph.ca
Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff