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Self-Evaluation Technical Skills (SETS) Resources: R


The R Project: Free download

R Programming (

  • Description: In this course you will learn how to program in R and how to use R for effective data analysis. You will learn how to install and configure software necessary for a statistical programming environment and describe generic programming language concepts as they are implemented in a high-level statistical language. The course covers practical issues in statistical computing which includes programming in R, reading data into R, accessing R packages, writing R functions, debugging, profiling R code, and organizing and commenting R code.
  • Format: Videos / Exercises
  • Length: Approximately 20 hours to complete content
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Access: See instructions for accessing

Learning R (

  • Description: Introduces the R statistical processing language, including how to install R, read data from SPSS and spreadsheets, analyze data, and create charts and plots.
  • Format: Videos
  • Length: 2h 25m
  • Level: Beginner
  • Access: See instructions for accessing

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