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Launch Your Career in Data Science. A nine-course introduction to data science, developed and taught by leading professors.

Johns Hopkins University

4.5

1,325 ratings

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274 reviews

A data product is the production output from a statistical analysis. Data products automate complex analysis tasks or use technology to expand the utility of a data informed model, algorithm or inference. This course covers the basics of creating data products using Shiny, R packages, and interactive graphics. The course will focus on the statistical fundamentals of creating a data product that can be used to tell a story about data to a mass audience.

- Build an R Markdown presentation that includes a data visualization
- Create a data product that tells a story to a mass audience
- Develop basic applications and interactive graphics using GoogleVis
- Use Leaflet to create interactive annotated maps

R ProgrammingWeb ApplicationData AnalysisData Visualization

Section

In this overview module, we'll go over some information and resources to help you get started and succeed in the course. ...

1 video (Total 1 min), 5 readings

Syllabus10m

Welcome10m

Book: Developing Data Products in R10m

Community Site10m

R and RStudio Links & Tutorials10m

Now we can turn to the first substantive lessons. In this module, you'll learn how to develop basic applications and interactive graphics in shiny, compose interactive HTML graphics with GoogleVis, and prepare data visualizations with Plotly....

24 videos (Total 124 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz

Shiny 1.26m

Shiny 1.34m

Shiny 1.46m

Shiny 1.59m

Shiny 2.13m

Shiny 2.29m

Shiny 2.32m

Shiny 2.44m

Shiny 2.53m

Shiny 2.66m

Shiny Gadgets 1.15m

Shiny Gadgets 1.24m

Shiny Gadgets 1.37m

GoogleVis 1.16m

GoogleVis 1.28m

Plotly 1.14m

Plotly 1.22m

Plotly 1.36m

Plotly 1.45m

Plotly 1.53m

Plotly 1.64m

Plotly 1.70m

Plotly 1.81m

Shiny10m

Shinyapps.io Project10m

Quiz 110m

Section

During this module, we'll learn how to create R Markdown files and embed R code in an Rmd. We'll also explore Leaflet and use it to create interactive annotated maps....

12 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes

R Markdown 1.22m

R Markdown 1.33m

R Markdown 1.40m

R Markdown 1.53m

R Markdown 1.66m

Leaflet 1.13m

Leaflet 1.25m

Leaflet 1.32m

Leaflet 1.42m

Leaflet 1.52m

Leaflet 1.66m

Three Ways to Share R Markdown Products10m

Quiz 212m

Section

In this module, we'll dive into the world of creating R packages and practice developing an R Markdown presentation that includes a data visualization built using Plotly....

5 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes

R Packages (Part 2)14m

Building R Packages Demo18m

R Classes and Methods (Part 1)13m

R Classes and Methods (Part 2)11m

R Packages10m

Quiz 38m

Section

Week 4 is all about the Course Project, producing a Shiny Application and reproducible pitch....

3 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz

Post-Course Survey10m

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By SS•Mar 4th 2016

This is a great introduction to some of the many ways to present your data. It's probably the easiest course in the specialisation but shows off an impressive array of widgets and gadgets.

By JR•Feb 5th 2017

A course where you can show everything learned in the R language, especially in visualizations.\n\nI hope and in the future there are courses focused only on visualization with R

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

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