Beginning R


Date and Time 
May 11, 2020
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual Zoom (will be distributed to participants)
Event Sponsor 
Stanford University Libraries

Time and Date:  Monday, 2020-05-11 / 14:00 - 16:00 (Pacific Daylight Time)  Location:  Virtual via Zoom (will be emailed to participants separately)   Admission:  Free. Open to Current Stanford Affiliates only. Registration is required, and offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Space is limited, with a waitlist when all slots are full.   Registration:  Logging into Google using your Stanford email address and sign-on credentials (you may need to sign out of your personal account first in order to do this), sign up here:  Audience:  Faculty / Staff / Students / Postdocs   Event Sponsor:  Stanford University Libraries - Carpentries Program  Event Contact:  Zac Painter,   Lead Instructors:  Dr. Claudia Engel, Academic Technology Specialist (Anthropology) Dr. Melissa Ko, Lecturer (Thinking Matters) Dr. Alex Scharr, Scientific Researcher (Otolaryngology)  Workshop Assistants:  Dr. Lori Ling, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Genetics) Zac Painter, Librarian (Engineering) Mary-Ellen Petrich, Digital Preservation Analyst (LOCKSS)  Course Description:  This workshop is a gentle introduction to the R programming language for those who have never (or barely) programmed in R, and especially to those who are new to programming in general. If you are unfamiliar with working with variables, vectors, and dataframes, then you are a good fit for this class! By the end of this workshop, you will have learned some of what R can do, explored the ecosystem of R and RStudio, modified/extracted data, and discovered resources to continue your learning even after this session.