What are MOOCs?

How do I register?

To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.

How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?

MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.

10 out of 10 people found the following review useful

3 years ago
**completed** this course.

The course provides an overview of using R to explore data and focuses heavily on the use of the ggplot2 package in R to create data visualizations. Although the course touches briefly on high-level theory and concepts like summary statistics, transforming data, correlation and linear regression, almost all of the quiz
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The course provides an overview of using R to explore data and focuses heavily on the use of the ggplot2 package in R to create data visualizations. Although the course touches briefly on high-level theory and concepts like summary statistics, transforming data, correlation and linear regression, almost all of the quizzes and homework questions have to do with creating plots and making observations based on plots. This is not necessarily a bad thing--learning to plot in R is a valuable skill and an important part of exploratory data analysis--but it seems like the course should have spent a bit more time covering high-level concepts and numeric methods for exploring data like using tables and summaries. Despite that quibble, this is good course with a lot of high quality and practical content. It moves slowly enough for you to get comfortable with basic potting syntax before building up to more complex visualizations, but fast enough to keep you engaged.

5 out of 5 people found the following review useful

3 years ago
**completed** this course.

Very enjoyable class and I learned a lot. If you are new to R and are intimidated by the GGPlot2 package, this is for you.

2 out of 2 people found the following review useful

3 years ago
**completed** this course.

OK course, very short.

Mostly goes over how to plot in R, except for the final week which is very interesting.

Mostly goes over how to plot in R, except for the final week which is very interesting.

1 out of 1 people found the following review useful

7 months ago

If you are looking for a good start on the topic of data visualization in R. This is the best choice in the web.

0 out of 2 people found the following review useful

0 out of 2 people found the following review useful

0 out of 2 people found the following review useful

1 out of 1 people found the following review useful

3 years ago
is taking this course right now, spending **2 hours** a week on it and found the course difficulty to be **very easy**.