R 1: Intro to R and RStudio

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Meghan Hoyer of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Sapphire Cove - conference level
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Learn your way around the basics of RStudio. We’ll load basic packages to do data analysis, read in some data and explore it. This is a good class to learn the basic structure of writing R code. You’ll leave knowing how to get data into R, how to do some cleaning and formatting tasks and how to start doing basic analysis on a dataset. This will give you more confidence to take the next steps in your analyses.

This session is good for: beginner to intermediate users.

Speaker Bios

  • Meghan Hoyer is data editor at The Associated Press, where she analyzes data and helps disseminate national data sets to reporters across the country, guiding them to find local stories in the numbers. She previously worked at USA TODAY and The Virginian-Pilot. @meghanhoyer

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