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Data Science and R: An Introduction

Ended Jul 1, 2023

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Full course description

In today's world economy, the most important global commodity is data. Professionals in public policy, international affairs, and economics must be able to process, analyze, and visualize large data sets. With the introduction of smart technology, the importance of data will continue to increase. This class introduces the fundamentals of quantitative methods using the R statistical package. The course helps students get started with basic R programming, data visualization, and descriptive statistics. At the end of the course, students demonstrate their competence by completing a series of data tasks using R.

  • Registration closes Friday, June 2, at 11:55 p.m.
  • The course begins on Monday, June 5 at 6 a.m. ET and concludes on Sunday, June 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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This course does not convey academic credit and is not included on a JHU Academic Transcript. This course is intended for personal and professional skills enrichment. Any certificate earned for the successful completion of this course is intended for proof of completion only.