Basic Statistics with R

Learn a simple yet powerful way to design and carry out analyses in R, a free software package for statistical computing and graphics.

Basic Statistics with R introduces statistical concepts in a non-technical way and emphasises their practical application in R. The workshop will provide plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on experience and to access in-class support.

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Date/s19 - 21 August, 2020
Duration3 half-day sessions, 1-5pm daily
Prerequisite/sA basic understanding of statistics is helpful but not essential. No prior knowledge of R is assumed.
FeesLa Trobe students$250.00
La Trobe staff$350.00
Non-La Trobe$995.00 (plus GST)

Course content

Topics covered:

  • introduction to R
  • importing and exporting data sets
  • numerical and graphical summaries of data
  • descriptive statistics and plots
  • hypothesis testing (t-tests, ANOVA and Chi-squared tests)
  • confidence intervals and p-values
  • simple linear regression
  • power and sample size considerations.

The R package will be used within the user friendly R-Studio interface.

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