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Introduction to R
Monday, February 11, 2019, 09:00am - 12:00pm
This course introduces R, a free and open-source software package used for statistical computing and graphics. We will cover navigating the free graphical user interface RStudio, importing and exporting data, creating and manipulating variables, and basic data analyses and graphics. In addition, the course will introduce installation of R packages and familiarize participants with built-in help documentation and online resources. 

After completing this course, a new user should be able to:

  • Navigate RStudio.
  • Import/export data from/to external files.
  • Create and manipulate new variables.
  • Conduct basic statistical analyses (t-tests, chi-square tests, linear regression).
  • Create basic graphs.
  • Install and use R packages.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with basic statistical concepts such as t-tests and regression is 
recommended but not necessary.
Location: FAC 101B
Short courses are for current UT-Austin faculty, staff, and students, and cost $30 per seat. Seating for each class is limited, with registration taken on a first-come, first-served basis.