Please note that you should plan to complete the material in the free Getting Started course prior to the workshop.
A half-day workshop that will take you from “what is R?” to “wow, I can use R!” Each workshop is limited to 15 participants, giving you plenty of opportunity to ask questions and get personalized feedback. And participants get 50% off the Fundamentals of R course and coaching so that the workshop is only the first stop on your R journey.
Why Should You Learn R?
Maybe you’ve reached the limits of what you can do with Excel (that’s what happened to me).
Maybe you’re tired of paying thousands of dollars for expensive data analysis tools like SPSS, SAS, or Stata.
Maybe you’ve heard everyone talking about R and you’re curious what all the fuss is about.
No matter what has brought you to this point, learning R is a smart move.
- R can do everything your existing software can do — and much more.
- R can make you more efficient. Reports that take you hours today can be generated in mere minutes (yes, minutes) with R.
- R is free so you’ll always have access to it. Never again worry about access to SPSS/SAS/Stata.
Make an investment in your future by learning R today.
What Will You Learn?
My Introduction to R workshops will take you from from “I’ve heard of R” to “Wow, I can use R!” They are a live version of my Fundamentals of R course and cover three main topics.
RMarkdown allows you to combine all of your work with data alongside your narrative text. No more going back and forth between multiple pieces of software to produce a report — do it all in RMarkdown.
Data Wrangling and Analysis
Using a tidyverse-centric approach, learn to wrangle your data into the format you need. Then see the power of R as you quickly produce a range of analyses on your data.
R is used to produce much of the high-quality data visualization work you see today. Learn to use the famous ggplot2 package to build visualizations to effectively communicate your results.
Is This Workshop Really for Me?
Data scientists, statisticians, and other highly quantitative types love, love, love R. The dominance of hardcore quants in the world of R gives the impression that R is only for them. But that should not be the case.
You don’t need a PhD in statistics or years of coding experience to learn R. Anyone can learn the most powerful tool for data analysis and visualization.
The rest of us are just starting to catch on to the power of R. Folks in evaluation, public health, auditing, social work, and journalism are starting to understand what R can do for us. And I’m delighted to be your guide along the way, helping you as you begin your R journey.
$25 discount for members of Washington Evaluators.
Date and Time
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Morning session: 8:30-1:00
Afternoon session: 1:00-4:30
444 North Capitol St NW
Washington, DC 20001
For in-person workshops, full refunds are available if requested at least 7 days before the workshop you signed up for. After that point, refunds are not offered, but I will happily offer you complimentary access to the Fundamentals of R course in place of your attendance at the in-person workshop.