Statistical Software Mini-Courses
This program is provided by Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) in collaboration with the Department of Biostatistics and Training and Education (TRANSFORM).
A three-part mini-course on getting started with statistical software (R).
Topics include data manipulation/visualization, descriptive statistics and basic analyses. Statistical Software Mini-Courses are offered twice per year - fall and spring semesters.
- Day 1 will cover importing data, examining data attributes, and manipulating data (creating new variables, stacking vs. merging data sets, etc.).
- Day 2 will cover descriptive statistics and basic statistical analyses (chi-squared tests, t-tests, regression, etc.).
- Day 3 will cover data visualization using versatile R plotting functions
No prior computing experience or statistical knowledge are required.
Sessions are open to the Columbia University community.
There is no cost to attend the mini-courses.
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