Description: This is a two-credit hour course preparing students enrolled in the online MPH and MS programs -- Biostatistics concentration to be 'data-ready' using the R statistical environment.
Learning Objectives: Understanding the need to plot data
Matching graphical techniques and data type
Creating your set of 'go-to' graphical tools
Understand the limitations of 'point and click'
Incorporating the tidyverse into R
Turning your "data" into data
Learning R's capabilities
Asking the right questions in R
Writing reproducible R code
Writing shareable R code
CEPH learning objectives
1. Select quantitative and qualitative data collection methods appropriate for a given public health context
2. Analyze quantitative and qualitative data using biostatistics, informatics, computer-based programming and software, as appropriate
3. Interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice