This four module course will provide you with an introduction to Data Management and Cleaning for Analysis using R Software. Each module includes a PowerPoint slide deck, training data and associated exercises for practice. You many choose to download all documents for use on your computer or practice the exercises within Population Data BC's Remote Training Lab (RTL). The RTL houses all exercises, training data and R software you require. 

Module One includes: 

  • Introduction and Theory of data cleaning and management
  •  Getting Started with R software

Module Two includes: 

  • Data Cleaning: Errors and Missing Data
  • Subset and Restrict Data

Module Three includes: 

  • Recoding: Editing Variables and Creating New Variables

Module 4 includes:

  • Merging, Joining and Manipulation of Data