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New Course: Analyzing Election and Polling Data in R

November 1, 2018
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New Course: Analyzing Election and Polling Data in R

Here is the course link. Course Description This is an introductory course to the R programming language as applied in the context of political data analysis. In this course students learn how to wrangle, visualize, and model data with R by applying data science techniques to real-world political data such as public opinion polling and election results. The tools that you'll...

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New Course: Interactive Data Visualization with rbokeh

October 19, 2018
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New Course: Interactive Data Visualization with rbokeh

Here is the course link. Course Description Data visualization is an integral part of the data analysis process. This course will get you introduced to rbokeh: a visualization library for interactive web-based plots. You will learn how to use rbokeh l...

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New Course: Visualization Best Practices in R

October 19, 2018
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New Course: Visualization Best Practices in R

Here is the course link. Course Description This course will help you take your data visualization skills beyond the basics and hone them into a powerful member of your data science toolkit. Over the lessons we will use two interesting open datasets t...

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New Course: Mixture Models in R

October 10, 2018
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New Course: Mixture Models in R

Here is the course link. Course Description Mixture modeling is a way of representing populations when we are interested in their heterogeneity. Mixture models use familiar probability distributions (e.g. Gaussian, Poisson, Binomial) to provide a c...

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New Course: Developing R Packages

October 10, 2018
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New Course: Developing R Packages

Here is the course link. Course Description In this course, you will learn the end-to-end process for creating an R package from scratch. You will start off by creating the basic structure for your package, and adding in important details like func...

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New Course: Factor Analysis in R

October 3, 2018
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New Course: Factor Analysis in R

Here is the course link. Course Description The world is full of unobservable variables that can't be directly measured. You might be interested in a construct such as math ability, personality traits, or workplace climate. When investigating const...

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New Course: Generalized Linear Models in R

September 26, 2018
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New Course: Generalized Linear Models in R

Here is the course link. Course Description Linear regression serves as a workhorse of statistics, but cannot handle some types of complex data. A generalized linear model (GLM) expands upon linear regression to include non-normal distributions inc...

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New Course: Bayesian Regression Modeling with rstanarm

September 26, 2018
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New Course: Bayesian Regression Modeling with rstanarm

Here is the course link. Course Description Bayesian estimation offers a flexible alternative to modeling techniques where the inferences depend on p-values. In this course, you’ll learn how to estimate linear regression models using Bayesian met...

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New Course: A/B Testing in R

September 20, 2018
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New Course: A/B Testing in R

Here is the course link. Course Description In this course, you will learn the foundations of A/B testing, including hypothesis testing, experimental design, and confounding variables. You will also be exposed to a couple more advanced topics, sequ...

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New Course: Categorical Data in the Tidyverse

September 12, 2018
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New Course: Categorical Data in the Tidyverse

Here is the course link. Course Description As a data scientist, you will often find yourself working with non-numerical data, such as job titles, survey responses, or demographic information. This type of data is qualitative and can be ordinal, if...

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