Using R for Data Analysis in Teaching and Research: Powerful, Free Software for You and Your Students

Date Thursday, November 1, 2018
11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
FeaturingSara Wyse (Biology-CAS), Danny Swensen (Education-CAS), Amy Dystra (Biology-CAS), Adam Wyse (Education-GS), and Kent Gerber (Library)
Location University Library Fireside Lounge - View maps and directions
SponsorsFaculty Development and Friends of the BU Library

Event Description

R is one of the top programming languages for statistical analysis and visualization across academic disciplines and industries. This session will show some examples of how R is used in teaching and research at Bethel: 

  • Sara Wyse and Danny Swensen will share how they and their students used R for class projects.
  • Amy Dykstra will share how she used R to analyze botanical data for her research.
  • Adam Wyse uses R in his practice as a psychometrician and as an adjunct in the Education graduate program and will share some more advanced features of R. 

Kent Gerber will moderate the discussion.


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