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DSD: Data Visualization in R with ggplot2
Course Description:

The ggplot2 package implements the grammar of graphics concepts for creating visually appealing and professional looking graphics in R.


Basic knowledge of working with datasets in R is essential but experience with plotting functions is not required.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with a joining link at least one day before the session.

Courses start on the hour but please join during the 5 minutes prior to this to download resources and test out your connection/audio.

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By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Create scatterplots, histograms, line graphs, and boxplots
  • Add chart labels, axis labels and legends to the plots
  • Apply statistical transformations to the plots
  • Change various attributes of plot layers including colour, shape, size and scale
  • Create multiple plots in a single figure using facets
Intended Audience:
This course is aimed at those who wish to learn how to use R to create graphical content.
Target Audience: All
07/02/2023 - 07/02/2023 Join Waiting List

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