Data visualisation, web scraping, and text analysis in R

Course number:
ISS-EGSH-EXGS039
Program:
EGSH PhD
Term:
May 2019

Many researchers use primary data obtained from online sources, such as web sites, social media, and external data providers. This course introduces you to procedures for collecting, preparing, analysing, and visualising such data. Participants learn about core ideas in data visualization, web scraping, and text analysis. They also gain practice writing, debugging, and tracking changes to code in R.

The course assumes you have experience writing R code. If you do not know R yet, there are many online resources for available.