Tidyverse is a collection of R-packages used for data wrangling and visualization that share a common design philosophy. The goal of this course is to get you up to speed with the most up-to-date and essential tidyverse tools for data exploration. After attending this course, you’ll have the tools to tackle a wide variety of data wrangling and visualization challenges, using the best parts of R tidyverse.
This course covers the most essential tools from 3 main R tidyverse packages that are frequently used in general data analysis procedure.
Lectures with R code demonstrations are blended with hands-on exercises which allows you to try out the tools you’ve seen in the class under guides.
What you will learn:
Not included in this course:
This course targets anyone who wants to use R for data processing and needs to produce professional looking graphs and/or summary statistics.
The course is open to all interested persons. Basic R skills as provided in Module 1 of this year's program are strongly advised.
There is no exam connected to this module. Participants who attend all three classes receive a certificate of attendance via e-mail at the end of the course.
This is an on campus course. We offer blended learning options if, exceptionally, you can't attend a session on campus.
Three afternoons in February 2023: February 6, 7 & 9, 2023, from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
Faculty of Science, Campus Sterre, Krijgslaan 281, building S5, 9000 Gent
All course materials e.g., lecture slides, data, R scripts, exercises and solutions, will be made available at least one day before the start of the course as an RStudio project.
This module is part of the microcredential 'Data Analysis in R: Basics and Beyond' that consists of three modules:
If you are planning on registering for all three modules, consider enrolling for the microcredential instead. Read more...