Excel is the most prevalent software used for data storage and analysis. There are a lot of built in statistical functions in Excel along with other more savy features from a free add-in called “Analysis ToolPak.” On the other hand, R is a free and open source program, and one of the most powerful and the fastest-growing statistics packages. Combing the power of Excel and R together into a seamless interface will provide you all the tools and efficiency you need to analyze your data for your research or business endeavors.
There are two sessions for this course (Feb 21st and 23rd). They will both cover the exact same thing, meaning the second course does not build off of the first.
Before you show up:
You should do the pre-course assignment because if will show you how to set up everything you will need to follow along in the course.