Introduction to programming in R for social sciences

  • 18 - 22 October 2021
  • Wageningen University
  • Methodology, Social Sciences & Economics
  • 3.0 ECTS

This course provides an introduction into programming with the free software R for PhD candidates in social sciences. It teaches participants the logic of the programming language, how to independently and efficiently work with R and to find their own way through the software. For this aim it is designed as a hands-on course with a number of exercises analyzing real data and preparing simple graphs so that participants have sufficient chance to practice their work with R. The course introduces participants to the analysis of numerical, categorical data as well as to quantitative text analysis (text mining).