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Description

Julian Wolfson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota

In this course, you will learn how to manipulate data and prepare basic visualizations using the statistical software R. While the tools and techniques taught will be generic, many of the examples will be drawn from biomedicine and public health.

This non-credit course meets with the academic course PubH 7200-102 as part of the 2019 Public Health Institute.

For more information: sph.umn.edu/public-health-institute

Objectives

Upon completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Use RStudio and its features efficiently and appropriately
  • Read in and manipulate raw data into R using multiple file types
  • Understand and implement approaches in R to reshaping and restructuring data for analysis
  • Understand and implement approaches in R to visualize data both for exploratory analyses and reports

Registration & Cancellation

The registration fee for this course is $595. You will receive an email letter outlining program logistics two weeks prior to the start of the course.

Requests for refunds will be honored in full if a written cancellation request is received prior to the course start date. An administration fee of $50 will be charged to all refund requests received after the first day of class. The Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach (CPHEO) reserves the right to cancel any course. In the event of a course cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund of the program registration fee. CPHEO is not responsible for refund of travel or other costs incurred by registrants.

The Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach will provide a certificate of attendance verifying 1.5 CEUs (15 contact hours) offered for this program. This course is eligible for 15 CPH recertification credits.

All courses are approved for CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Contact & Questions

Meghan Taylor: tayl0427@umn.edu | 612-626-8434

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Section Title
Fundamentals of Data Exploration and Visualization in R
Type
Lecture
Days
M, T, W
Time
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 20, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Blegen Hall
Type
Lecture
Days
F
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
May 24, 2019
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Blegen Hall
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Location
Delivery Options
Lecture  
Course Fee(s)
Full Pay non-credit $595.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 13, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
May 13, 2019
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