University of Washington School of Public Health

Autumn Quarter 2017: CS&SS 508A: Introduction to R for Social Scientists


This course will familiarize students with the R environment for statistical computing ( R is a freely available, multi-platform, powerful program for analysis and graphics. Our focus will be on R programming using RStudio and industry-standard methods and packages to clean, manage, and visualize real world social data in a reproducible way.  The course provides an excellent foundation in R that will come in hand in subsequent CSSS courses.

  • 1 credit. Credit/no-credit only.
  • SLN: 23625        
  •  Instructor: Charles Lanfear
  • Wednesday, 3:30 to 5:20 p.m.
  • Optional Lab:  Monday, 3:30 to 5:20 p.m.
  • Savery 117

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