New R Course: R for SAS Users
Do you know some SAS? Want to Learn R?
If you have some experience with SAS and want to learn R, this is the course for you. R is FREE (cost) and OPEN (license) and is one of the fastest growing software languages for statistics and data science. This course is a gentle introduction to the R language with every chapter providing a detailed mapping of R functions to SAS procedures highlighting similarities and differences. You will orient yourself in the R environment and discover how to wrangle, visualize, and model data plus customize your output for final presentation. Throughout the course, you will follow a consistent workflow of data quality checking and cleaning, exploring relationships, modeling, and presenting results. You will leave this course with coded examples that provide a template to use immediately with a dataset of your own.
The course takes only 4 hours or less to complete. It has 15 short (5 minutes or less) videos and 41 coding exercises. The 4 chapters cover:
- Getting started with R
- Data wrangling
- Data exploration
- Models and presentation
You will leave the course with coded examples and a workflow template to make you productive in R right away.