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Second Steps with R

This workshop is a follow-up to “First Steps with R” and best taken in conjunction with the first steps session.

The workshop assumes familiarity and comfort with the material in “First Steps with R”.

The focus in this session is building familiarity with how one interacts with R and RStudio by working through common tasks.

Software Used: R, RStudio


This workshop covers:

  • more on data manipulation (e.g., merging datasets, aggregating datasets, reshaping datasets)
  • loops
  • conditional execution
  • writing your own functions

During this Workshop

Participants will be able to download materials for the workshop and are encouraged to listen, practice, and interact as it suits their learning style.

The sessions will conclude with exercises with instructional staff available for help.

Preparing for this Workshop

This workshop is designed for attendees who have the following:

  • a Yale NetID to use lab machines or personal computer with software installed
  • basic experience with the Windows OS (if using a lab computer)

In order to provide the best learning experience possible, we ask that you arrive before the scheduled start-time of the workshop. Arriving more than 5 minutes late may make it difficult to catch up with the other participants.

Please email statlab@yale.edu with any questions about this workshop.

Thursday, July 26, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
KBT C27 (Computer Classroom) Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI)
Science Hill

Event Organizer

Jonathan Olmsted