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Mini-Bootcamp online: R for data analysis (October 2023)

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October 30, 2023


11:00 AM


November 2, 2023


2:00 PM

R is a free, open-source and powerful programming language for cleaning, analyzing and visualizing data, as well as statistical analysis. This bootcamp being offered October 30-November 2 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., (CT) will cover all those skills, starting with the building blocks of importing and performing basic analysis on data.

This bootcamp is for anyone who is familiar with the basics of analyzing structured data and wants to learn a programming language that specializes in visualization and statistical analysis.

Prior to the bootcamp, attendees will receive instructions on setting up their computers with necessary software, and information on accessing the course materials and live videos. Sessions will be taught through Zoom.

Attendees will receive:

  • Live instruction from an IRE trainer, including video demonstrations, hands-on activities and small-group projects
  • Support to set up their home computers for data work
  • Open lab time to work on personal projects with one-on-one guidance from the trainers
  • Ongoing access to all videos recorded during the bootcamp, plus additional training videos and materials
  • Practice datasets to continue learning

Technical Information & Requirements

Necessary tools: R and RStudio (both free and cross-platform), Zoom, a good internet connection

Pre-requisites: No previous programming experience necessary, though you should have a strong grasp of analyzing structured data in spreadsheets.

Date and Time

Monday, October 30 - Thursday, November 2, 2023

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (CT)


You must be a current IRE member to attend this bootcamp. Pricing is based on the size of your audience. You can see the size definitions here.

  • Division I: $600
  • Division II: $500
  • Division III: $400
  • Division IV: $300
  • University educators: $400
  • Freelancers/students: $200

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be sent via email to There is a $75 processing fee for cancellations until the week prior to the event. Refunds will not be given for cancellations after this date.

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