Why Learn R?
R is a widely used statistical programming language that’s beloved by users in academia and industry. R works well with data, making it a great language for anyone interested in data analysis, data visualization, and data science.
In this course, you’ll be exposed to fundamental programming concepts in R. After the basics, you’ll learn how to organize and modify data frames, a useful data structure in R.. Then you’ll learn how to clean messy data so it’s ready for analysis!
We’re building new and exciting content for this course, including more statistics content and data visualization, keep an eye out for this fresh content coming soon!
Note on Prerequisites:
You do not need to know how to code to enroll in this course!
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Calculating Population Change Over Time with R
In this project, you will learn how to use the basics of R syntax and operations to make calculations.
ACLU Child Separation
Use your knowledge of data frames, readr, and dplyr to load and organize this data collected by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) regarding child separations at the United States and Mexico border in 2018.
Cleaning US Census Data
Use your knowledge of dplyr and tidyr to clean up this dataset containing a bunch of census data collected by the US government.
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