This is an ONS only event.
This course is aimed at staff who have little or no experience of R programming. It will allow you time away from your desk to study, with a facilitator available to answer questions along the way. You can access the course materials online for free from the DataCamp website to decide if this is the course for you.
This course consists of four facilitated sessions (1hr each), which will guide you through the Introduction to R course on DataCamp. Each session builds on the knowledge gained in prior sessions so it is important that you commit to all four sessions.
Sessions are at 1pm - 2pm on the following Thursdays,
12/1, 19/1, 26/1, 2/2
Here is what DataCamp have to say about the course:
In this introduction to R, you will master the basics of this beautiful open source language, including factors, lists and data frames. With the knowledge gained in this course, you will be ready to undertake your first very own data analysis. With over 2 million users worldwide R is rapidly becoming the leading programming language in statistics and data science. Every year, the number of R users grows by 40% and an increasing number of organizations are using it in their day-to-day activities. Leverage the power of R by completing this free R online course today!