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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction to Reproducible Research and Dynamic Documentation

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 75 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Welcome to Week 1!3m
History and Importance of Reproducibility5m
Dynamic Documentation and Literate Programming5m
Components and Examples of Reproducibility8m
R and RStudio Introduction8m
Git and Github - Part 112m
Git and Github - Part 213m
Git and Github - Part 36m
Creating Your First Document9m
Wrap-Up41s
6 readings
Course Outline and Grading Information5m
Articles, Resources, and File Organization Examples1h
[Lecture Prep] - Links for R and RStudio1m
R and RStudio Resources30m
[Lecture Prep] - GIT and GitHub5m
Books on Reproducibility and Tools of the Trade45m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

R Markdown: Syntax, Document, and Presentation Formats

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 83 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Introduction to R Markdown and the YAML Header10m
R Markdown Syntax13m
Figures, Tables, and Equations14m
Images, Videos, and Footnotes9m
Presentation Formats16m
Book Format16m
Wrap-Up1m
11 readings
[Lecture Prep] - Links for R Markdown and YAML1m
[Lecture Prep] - R Markdown File1m
R Markdown Resources30m
Resources for Tables and Equations25m
[Lecture Prep] - Media and R Markdown Files1m
Resource for Embedding Videos5m
[Lecture Prep] - R Markdown File1m
Resources for the Presentation Format25m
[Lecture Prep] - Link for Bookdown Demo3m
Resources for the Book Format25m
[Graded Quiz Prep] - Week 2 Instructions5m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 240m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

R Markdown Templates: Processing and Customizing

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 93 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Customizing an HTML Document20m
Customizing a WORD Document8m
Customizing Other Document Formats10m
Working with R Packages12m
Building a Document Template, Part 112m
Building a Document Template, Part 210m
Adding Parameters in a Document Template15m
Wrap-Up58s
6 readings
[Lecture Prep] - CSS File1m
Note on MD files3m
Resources for Customizing Documents40m
[Lecture Prep] - R Script File1m
[Lecture Prep] - Code File1m
Resources for Parameters and Template Development1h
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Leveraging Custom Templates from Leading Scientific Journals

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 47 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Examples and Demo of Existing Templates10m
Exploring R Packages and Their Components and Files12m
Create an R Markdown Template and Share It10m
Create an R Package with an R Markdown Template11m
Wrap-Up44s
3 readings
Custom Template Packages and References1h
Resources for Packages and Forking Repositories30m
[Lecture Prep] - Code File1m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 430m

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