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Remote Intro to R Training 2020

April 7 -9, 2020 remotely via WebEx

Installation

See R Installation Instructions for information on what software should be installed prior to the course.

Tentative schedule

Times are in Eastern time zone.

Day 1

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am – Instructors available for questions
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am – Introduction
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm – Example workflow
  • 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm – Break
  • 12:15 pm - 01:30 pm – Get
  • 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm – Lunch
  • 02:00 pm - 02:30 pm – Finish Get
  • 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm – Clean
  • 03:30 pm - 03:45 pm – Break
  • 03:45 pm - 05:00 pm – More Clean

Day 2

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am – Instructors available for questions
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am – Finish Clean & do “Clean” startup exercise
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm – Explore
  • 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm – Break
  • 12:15 pm - 01:30 pm – Finish explore
  • 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm - Lunch
  • 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm – Analyze: Base
  • 03:30 pm - 03:45 pm – Break
  • 03:45 pm - 05:00 pm – Analyze: dataRetrieval

Day 3

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am – Instructors available for questions
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm – Visualize with ggplot2: Visualize
  • 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm – Break
  • 12:15 pm - 01:30 pm – Repeat
  • 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm - Lunch
  • 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm – Finish Repeat
  • 03:30 pm - 03:45 pm – Break
  • 03:45 pm - 04:30 pm – Project time: USGS R packages, projects (group/individual), Beyond Basic R blog topics, or additional topics

Additional resources

Instructors

Patrick Eslick (peslick@usgs.gov)

David Watkins (wwatkins@usgs.gov)

Lesson scripts

You will be emailed a zip file containing a project folder and .Rproj file with the scripts that will be used to start the class. As the class goes on, the instructor will be typing new code in these scripts. At the end of the class, the instructor will share their version with the content that they have been typing at the front during class. Instructions for downloading and unzipping will take place during the class.