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Data Science in R Online Course with CWS

PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:25 am
by jkennelly
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn the basics of R from an experienced research ecologist, wildlife manager, and professor who knows what researchers, students, resource managers, and professionals need to do on a day-to-day basis to work more efficiently and enhance their output at work and school. Learn from the ground up, beginning with loading and organizing ecological datasets in RStudio to building beautiful plots for publication. After completing this course, consider enrolling in Introduction to Ecological Modeling to build on your foundation in R by learning the essential quantitative skills to be successful in reporting, presenting, and publishing your work.

-Introduction to R, RStudio
-The basics of R and the Tidyverse
-Packages & creating data frames
-Importing data
-Tidying data
-Combining data frames
-Data transformation
-Visualizing data in ggplot2

FORMAT: This is an intensive one-week, one-semester credit equivalent course that you can learn at your own pace over four weeks. Watch prerecorded lectures, work on problem sets, and receive live instructor support the first week (Dec. 13-17: 9:00-12:00 and 18:00-21:00 EDT) via discussion forums, by email, or during one-on-one phone/Zoom appointments. During the following three weeks, students will have daily, but limited, instructor support and feedback about course materials and the option to work with the instructor on a personal project or ask questions that pertain to work or school.

DATES: December 13, 2021 - January 9, 2022

Early bird course fee (ends Nov 14) : $500 professional / $400 student

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CENTER FOR WILDLIFE STUDIES is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote wildlife conservation and education worldwide through research and specialized training.