Learn the basics of R, the free, open-source language for data science. Discover how to use R and RStudio for beginner-level data modeling, visualization, and statistical analysis.
2h 51m • COURSE
Code Clinic: R with Mark Niemann-Ross
Practice coding with R. Explore common R programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.
1h 18m • COURSE
Data Wrangling in R with Mike Chapple
Learn about the principles of tidy data, and discover how to create and manipulate data tibbles—transforming them from source data into tidy formats.
4h 12m • COURSE
R Essential Training: Wrangling and Visualizing Data with Barton Poulson
Learn how to wrangle data and create meaningful visualizations with R, the programming language powering modern data science.
4h 18m • COURSE
Social Network Analysis Using R with Curt Frye
Examine the relationships and trends among social networks in new and exciting ways. Learn how to perform social network analysis with R.
1h 6m • COURSE
R Programming in Data Science: Setup and Start with Mark Niemann-Ross
Learn how to choose and install a version of R-base R, tidyverse R, R Open, or Bioconductor R-and install useful R packages.
1h 42m • COURSE
Integrating Tableau and R for Data Science with Ben Sullins
Discover how to combine Tableau and R to provide your business with the ability to see and understand your data. Learn how to integrate these platforms and when to use either one.
1h 10m • COURSE
R for Excel Users with Conrad Carlberg
Update your data science skills by learning R. Learn how data analysis and statistics operations are run in Excel versus R and how to move data back and forth between each program.
1h 28m • COURSE
Logistic Regression in R and Excel with Conrad Carlberg
Learn how to perform logistic regression using R and Excel. This course shows how to process, analyze, and finalize forecasts and outcomes.
1h 37m • COURSE
You'll learn R for data science with these experts
Barton Poulson is a professor, designer, and data analytics expert.
Barton has bridged the analytic and aesthetic for most of his life, with a background in industrial design, a Ph.D. in social and personality psychology, and a deep love for data analysis and data visualization as well as the visual and performing arts. Bart is an associate professor of psychology at Utah Valley University and has studied at Brigham Young University, the University of Utah, and the City University of New York. In his role as a teacher of research and analysis, he has conducted hundreds of studies with his students on topics from social identity and aspirations to implicit preferences for poetry and architecture. Bart and his wife, Jacque Lynn Bell, a modern dance choreographer, live with their three children in beautiful Salt Lake City.
Mark Niemann-Ross is a technologist with experience in hardware, software, and science fiction.
Mark has been helping developers navigate APIs for almost 30 years, and has been responsible for third-party programs at Quark and Adobe. In addition to hands-on technology, he's also been involved in technology education, starting with a degree in industrial education and most recently working as a content manager for LinkedIn Learning.
Mark's science fiction has most recently appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact. He's currently working on a murder mystery solved by a refrigerator.
Mike Chapple is an associate teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame.
In his previous role as the senior director for IT service delivery at the University of Notre Dame, he oversaw the information security, IT architecture, project management, strategic planning, and IT compliance functions for the Office of Information Technologies.
Mike has also served as a senior advisor to the executive vice president at Notre Dame for two years. Prior to that, he was program manager of the university's Information Security program and a consultant to the Notre Dame Alumni Association on alumni engagement initiatives.
Before returning to Notre Dame, Mike served as executive vice president and chief information officer of the Brand Institute, a Miami-based consulting firm. Mike also spent four years in the information security research group at the National Security Agency and serving as an active duty intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. He is a technical editor for Information Security magazine and has written over a dozen books, including the CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide (now in its sixth edition) and the CompTIA Security+ Training Kit.
Mike earned both his bachelor's and doctoral degrees from Notre Dame in computer science and engineering. He also has a master's in computer science from the University of Idaho and an MBA from Auburn University.
Curt Frye is the president of Technology and Society, Incorporated.He is the author of more than 40 books, including Microsoft Excel 2019 Step by Step for Microsoft Press, and has created and recorded more than 60 courses for Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. As a speaker, he has presented talks on topics including "Rhetorical Mathematics" for CLE credit at the Law and Magic conference, "Business Storytelling Using Microsoft Excel" at the ATD-Cascadia annual conference, and his Improspectives® approach to applying the techniques of improv theater to business and life for numerous audiences. As a performer, he has appeared in over 1,300 improv comedy shows with ComedySportz Portland and presents his Magic of the Mind show to theatrical and corporate audiences. Curt earned his BA in political science from Syracuse University and his MBA from the University of Illinois.
As a lifelong data geek, Ben Sullins dedicates his time to helping others use data wisely.
Ben makes information meaningful and has fun doing it. His background affords him a unique set of knowledge that sets him apart in the data community. Since the late 1990s, he has consulted many high-tech companies, including Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Cisco, Mozilla, Pluralsight, and Genentech, on democratizing data in their organizations. Moreover, Ben spent three months leading the charge at Facebook to grow its data culture by demonstrating proper tool implementation and data visualization techniques using Tableau. And with this expertise, Ben aims to provide exceptional service to his customers by enriching their lives with impactful smart data.
Conrad Carlberg is a writer and consultant specializing in quantitative and statistical analysis.
He has authored 15 books on using Microsoft Excel for quantitative analysis. He holds a PhD in statistics and has run a consulting business specializing in statistical analysis in the medical and financial fields since 1995.