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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 1:00pm

Introduction to Data Analysis with R
July 21-23, 1-3pm each day
Instructor: Betsy Sneller, Penn Linguistics
**This course is free, but space is limited and advanced registration is required. Priority registration will be offered to Penn graduate students and post-docs, and we will register other personnel as space allows.

R is the de facto standard statistical software in the social sciences. In this minicourse, we’ll introduce the basics of R and work through a few simple examples of data analysis. This course is aimed at people with little or no programming experience. By the end of the course, the goal is for participants to have learned enough to be able to supplement their knowledge with online resources and more advanced courses. 

The course will be taught over 3 sessions of two hours each:

1.  Introduction to R: Installing, getting help, variable assignment, vectors, basics of coding in R.

2. Data Frames: Indexing, reading in data, factors, data basics, summarizing data, manipulating data frames

3. Visualizing data with ggplot2


To register, please email Jessica Marcus (jmarcus [at] and include your Penn affiliation in the email.