ISSR Methodology Workshop | Intro to R

Event date/time: 

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst

Instructor: Andrea Cataldo


The R programming language has become one of the most popular tools for organizing and analyzing data. This workshop is designed as an introductory course in R geared towards individuals who wish to become more comfortable manipulating data outside of a spreadsheet format. Participants will be familiarized with the RStudio environment before learning techniques for organizing data, creating plots, and conducting basic statistical analyses in R. No previous experience with R is assumed.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Navigate the RStudio environment
  • Create basic plots
  • Perform basic data manipulation tasks
  • Run a t-test and an ANOVA