Data Visualization and Exploration with R


This course is designed to walk you through the essentials of visualizing and exploring data in R using the tidyverse package.  After some R basics including an introduction to the language and the RStudio platform, you’ll get into the basics of loading external data, transforming your data, creating tidy datasets, and exploring and visualizing data with ggplot2.  You’ll learn how to create a variety of visualizations including bar charts, line charts, histograms, density plots, violin plots, box plots, scatterplots, regression lines, and much more!  You’ll also learn how to create maps and visualize spatial data with R.

This course has both lecture and exercise components.  Each module will be introduced with a lecture and followed up with hands on exercises designed to reinforce the concepts introduced in the lecture. The student will learn the language and applications through examples and practice.  No prior programming skills are required.  You will spend the majority of your time in this class doing exercises.  The more you do the better you get!

This course will allow the student to learn, in detail, the fundamentals of the R language and additionally master some of the most efficient libraries for data visualization in chart, graph, and map formats. The student will learn the language and applications through examples and practice.  No prior programming skills are required.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Introduction to R and RStudio
  • Module 2: Loading Data into R
  • Module 3: Creating Tidy Data
  • Module 4: Transforming Data
  • Module 5: Data Exploration
  • Module 6: Data Visualization (Charts and Graphs)
  • Module 7: Spatial Visualization
  • Module 8: R Markdown
  • Module 9: Case Studies

Course Length

2 Days (16 hours)

Course Formats and Pricing – Data Visualization and Exploration with R

January 30th and 31st - Denver, CO

$760 ($599 early registration price through December 31st)


April 15th and 16th - Raleigh, NC

Register through ITRE - NC State

Class will be held each day from 8:30 – 4:00 at the location provided above.

None at this time

Our live-online classes are conducted from 9:30 – 5:00 each day. Classes are delivered via GoToTraining. You will receive an email containing login instructions for the GoToTraining session on the Wednesday before class begins.


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Our self-paced classes are delivered through our online training platform. You will be emailed instructions for creating a login and activating your course. All lectures are pre-recorded so you can progress through the course at your own pace. The same applies to the exercise. The course does not have an expiration date.


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