Time to completeApprox. 20 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
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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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- I tried a couple other tactics to learn R and this gave me by far the greatest foundation. The free version of the course in conjunction with some exercises will really give you a quick base for programming in R!William E.Verified Learner
- I really enjoyed the lessons that forced me to write code and prove that I understand it. The hints were also very helpful at the times when I felt stuck.Nicholas P.Verified Learner
- Each topic and its subsections were formatted in an easily digestible way. Each section built upon concepts learned in previous topics and sections so there was continuity and flow in learning.Nicole T.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.