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Introduction to RStudio

  • Pre-workshop activities: 15 min
  • Introductory presentation: 10 min
  • Hands-on activities: 50 min

Why RStudio?

RStudio is a free, open-source software program for statistical analysis. Its interface is organized so that the you can clearly view graphs, data tables, R code, and output all at the same time. It also offers an Import-Wizard-like feature that allows users to import CSV, Excel, SPSS, and other file types into RStudio without having to write the code to do so.” - Kent State University Libraries

Learning objectives:

Target: New R Users

Participants will be able to do the following by the end of this workshop:

  1. Install and setup R & RStudio on your computer
  2. Generate descriptive statistics for a data set
  3. Manipulate data with the Tidyverse plugin for RStudio
  4. Create basic chats and plots (scatter, bar and line plots) with the ggplot2 plugin

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