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Institute on R


Academic Research in collaboration with Academic Technologies & Innovation is pleased to invite you to an institute on R on March 21-23, 2018, 9 am - 3:00 pm, in the Faculty Center for Excellence, PL 4005. Breakfast and lunch will be available. Please find the Institute description, target audience, and prerequisites for participation below. To ensure a seat, please register by March 16, end of day.

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Best regards, 

Mihaela Popescu
Faculty Director, Academic Technology & Innovation
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies

Institute on R

March 21-23, 2018, 9 am - 3:00 pm, PL 4005
Facilitator: Dr. Michael Tsiang, Statistics Department, UCLA

Why Learn R?

Institute description

R is an open-source statistical language and environment for statistical computing. The Institute on R, facilitated by Dr. Michael Tsiang (Statistics Department, UCLA) will overview the R environment, teach participants the basics of statistical computing in R, and discuss classroom strategies for teaching R. The aim of the Institute is to provide participants with sufficient knowledge so that they are able to continue building on what they know once the Institute is over.

Target Participation

The Institute is open to any campus faculty, staff, and graduate students.

Participant Prerequisites

The Institute assumes basic knowledge of statistics at an introductory course level and no prior statistical computing experience. Please bring your laptop with R and RStudio Desktop installed. To download R and RStudio, please see instructions at Edx: Foundations of Data Analysis

The Institute is a collaboration on academic research technologies between Academic Research and Academic Technologies & Innovation and is offered through the Faculty Center for Excellence.