R: Intro stats in R

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Olga Pierce of University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Emerald Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to use R to spot trends and identify relationships in data using social science theories and methods. In this session, we will use R for statistical significance tests, cross-tabulations and linear regression.

This session is good for: Anyone who is comfortable working with spreadsheets and database managers and wants to learn how to do basic statistical analysis. Some experience with R will be helpful.

Speaker Bios

  • Olga Pierce is on the faculty at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Data Journalism Adviser to ProPublica. Previously, she worked at ProPublica for ten years as a reporter and Deputy Data Editor. She is a graduate of the Stabile Investigative Seminar at Columbia University. @olgapierce

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