Using R

Social scientists today use different software in order to compile, analyze and collect data. Some of them are by payment or subscription, others are freeware.

Surfing on EDX today I have found a few MOOCS that may interest you. They all introduce learners to R, one of the most popular quantitative freeware available. You may check first R website and download the last stable version.

Foundations of Data Analysis – Part 1: Statistics Using R

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Effort: 3-6 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: UTAustinX
  • Subject: Math
  • Level: Introductory
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Foundations of Data Analysis – Part 2: Inferential Statistics

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Effort: 3-6 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: UTAustinX
  • Subject: Math
  • Level: Introductory
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Statistics and R

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Effort: 2-4 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: HarvardX
  • Subject: Biology & Life Sciences
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

High-Dimensional Data Analysis

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Effort: 2-4 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: HarvardX
  • Subject: Biology & Life Sciences
  • Level: Advanced
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Effort: 2-4 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: HarvardX
  • Subject: Biology & Life Sciences
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Statistical Inference and Modeling for High-throughput Experiments

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Effort: 2-4 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: HarvardX
  • Subject: Biology & Life Sciences
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Explore Statistics with R

(focused on health sciences tho)

  • Effort: 8 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
  • Institution: KIx
  • Subject: Data Analysis & Statistics
  • Level: Introductory
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Introduction to R for Data Science

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Effort: 2 hours per week
  • Price: FREE
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  • Institution: Microsoft
  • Subject: Data Analysis & Statistics
  • Level: Introductory
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English

Now you can start! Please think on the level and structure of the different courses. Generally, if the courses are provided by the same university they follow an order which would be nice to check before setting your learning agenda.

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