Learn how to code and clean and manipulate data for analysis and visualization with the R programming language.
Time to completeAverage based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary14 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
R is a widely used programming language that works well with data. It’s a great option for statistical analysis, and has an active development community that’s constantly releasing new packages, making R code even easier to use. It’s built around a central data science concept: The DataFrame, so if you’re interested in data science, analysis, and visualization, you’ll want to learn how to use R.
Skills you'll gain
Write code in R
Organize, edit, and clean data
Create data visualizations
Syllabus16 lessons • 10 projects • 10 quizzes
Projects in this course
Blood Transfusion AnalysisIn this project we will be using statistical techniques to make statements and draw conclusions about a blood tranfusion company's userbase.
Calculating Population Change Over Time with RIn this project, you will learn how to use the basics of R syntax and operations to make calculations.
Explore the 1985 Cars DatasetUse your knowledge of DataFrames, reader, and dplyr to explore this dataset about cars from 1985.
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- Great course to start learning how to code in R and to gain basic (and not so basic) knowledge about statistics at the same timeIngrid S.Verified Learner
- This course was incredibly easy to follow along with. The practice exercises within the lesson were very helpful!Lindsay A.Verified Learner
- It's a really comprehensive course and teaches you the basics of using R from no knowledge of programming beforehand. When you get stuck, the tips and solution may be able to help you understand what went wrong.Jin-Ying N.Verified Learner
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Frequently asked questions about R
R is an open-source programming language designed for data science and statistics. It’s a powerful tool for working with data, and its documentation and supportive community offer helpful resources for new programmers.
Should I Learn R?
If you are new to programming and trying to decide where to start, the choices can seem endless. There are so many programming languages to choose from. How do you know which one is for you?
The R programming language may be one of the languages you ran into in your search. And you might be wondering if R is the language for you. To help you decide, let’s take a look at why someone would want to learn R, what it is used for, and how easy it is to learn.
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