Understand the basics of the R language
Work with the R data types and structures
In this 2 hour-long project, you will learn the basics of R programming language. In addition, you will take your first steps in the use of R programming language for Data Analysis. By the end of this 2-hour long project, you will understand how to use the R GUI called R studio. By extension, you will learn the different data types and data structures used in R. Finally, you will learn how to install packages and how to import data sets into the R studio work space. This course is aimed at learners who are looking to get started with the R programming language. There are no hard prerequisites and any competent computer user should be able to complete the project successfully.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
R Overview: What is R and why use R?
R preliminaries: Writing basic R commands
Basic Data Types in R
Data Structures in R: Vectors
Data Structures in R: Matrices
Data Structures in R: Data frames
Data Structures in R: List
Installing Packages in R
Importing data sets into R
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
What will I get if I purchase a Guided Project?
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Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
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Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
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Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
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Is financial aid available?
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Can I audit a Guided Project and watch the video portion for free?
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How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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