R is one of the most popular programming languages in statistics and data science.
We have 6 resources for learning R including educational Online Classes, YouTube & Online Videos, Windows Software, Websites, and Kindle & Other eBooks, from providers such as Microsoft, Pluralsight, Simpliv, and Datacamp.
High School - College | Online class
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...
Provides the reader with key programming skills through an examples-oriented approach and is ideally suited for academics, scientists, mathematicians and engineers. The book assumes no prior...
College | Online class
This computer science course from Microsoft, developed in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), provides you with the knowledge and skills required to use R in the field of...
High School - College | Online class, Online/YouTube video
R is most popular and the leading open source language language in data science and statistics. Today, R language is the choice for most data science professionals in every industry and academics....
College | Mac OS, Windows
Teaches you R programming and data science interactively, at your own pace, and right in the R console.
9th - College | Online resource
R is a tool for statistics and data modeling. The R programming language is elegant, versatile, and has a highly expressive syntax designed around working with data. R is more than that, though —...
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What's the best way to learn R?
The best learning resource is the one that you will stick with. For some students, that means a resource that's fun and engaging like a mobile or PC game. For others it's a resource that lets them learn on their own time, like a mobile app or YouTube channel. For other students, it's a resource that emphasizes reinforcement, such as a workbook or set of printable worksheets. The best way to figure out what is right for you is to look at a wide range of resources, keeping your selection criteria in mind. Search our database of 6 resources for learning R.
What should I consider when choosing a learning resource for R?
Think about what is going to help you continue with the resource and actually complete it. Primary considerations should be:
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- Reinforcement learning - does the resource offer reinforcement? Think about whether you'll want exercises or printable worksheets to help you practice what you learned.
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