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F​amiliarity with the R programming language

Approx. 15 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • D​escribe different data formats

  • A​pply Tidyverse functions to import data into R from external formats

  • O​btain data from a web API

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Beginner Level

F​amiliarity with the R programming language

Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Importing (and Exporting) Data in R

3 hours to complete
15 readings
15 readings
About This Course5m
Tibbles10m
Creating a tibble20m
Subsetting10m
Spreadsheets1m
Excel files30m
Google Sheets45m
CSVs10m
Downloading CSV files5m
Reading CSVs into R10m
TSVs2m
Reading TSVs Files into R5m
Delimited Files3m
Reading Delimited Files into R5m
Exporting Data from R5m
1 practice exercise
Importing and Exporting Data Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

JSON, XML, and Databases

3 hours to complete
10 readings
10 readings
JSON30m
XML15m
Databases2m
Relational Data15m
Relational Databases: SQL5m
Connecting to Databases: RSQLite10m
Working with Relational Data: dplyr & dbplyr5m
Mutating Joins30m
Filtering Joins10m
How to Connect to a Database Online10m
1 practice exercise
JSON, XML, and Databases Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Web Scraping and APIs

2 hours to complete
11 readings
11 readings
Web Scraping10m
rvest Basics
SelectorGadget10m
Web Scraping Example10m
A final note: SelectorGadget2m
API5m
Getting Data: httr5m
Example 1: GitHub’s API30m
Example 2: Obtaining a CSV20m
read_csv() from a URL3m
API keys10m
1 practice exercise
Getting Data from the Internet Quiz30m
2 hours to complete

Foreign Formats, Images, and googledrive

2 hours to complete
3 readings
3 readings
haven15m
Images30m
googledrive20m
1 practice exercise
Foreign Formats, Images and googledrive Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Case Studies

4 hours to complete
11 readings
11 readings
Case Study #1: Health Expenditures5m
Healthcare Coverage Data45m
Healthcare Spending Data30m
New Case Study #2: Firearms2m
Census Data5m
Counted Data5m
Suicide Data10m
Brady Data10m
Crime Data10m
Land Area Data10m
Unemployment Data10m
1 hour to complete

Project: Importing Data into R

1 hour to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Introduction and Background10m
Datasets10m
1 practice exercise
Importing Data into R Project30m

About the Tidyverse Skills for Data Science in R Specialization

Tidyverse Skills for Data Science in R

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