R You Ready? Make the Switch to R

Join us for a FULL DAY workshop designed to help you move from SAS, SPSS, or MPlus to R. Designed and facilitated by Mine Dogucu and James Uanhoro

Friday, July 21, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
OSU Research Commons
3rd Floor, 18th Ave. Library

Cost of Registration:    $100 for OSU Faculty/Staff ;   $75 for OSU Students


In the middle of an analysis project? Too busy to teach yourself? If you know you should make the change to R but have been putting it off – we would like to help! This workshop is designed to help researchers who are currently using other statistical software programs to begin working in R.


No prior coding experience required!

Participants will learn to:
1. Access R
2. Prepare data for analysis
3. Explore data using descriptive statistics
4. Explore data using visualization techniques
5. Access and use R packages for advanced analysis

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Breakfast and Lunch Provided

Workshop Designers/Facilitators

Mine Dogucu, Assistant Professor, New College of Florida. Mine is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University, completing her doctoral studies in the Department Educational Studies program in Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement in 2017! In the coming days, she will join the faculty of New College in Sarasota, Florida. As an Assistant Professor at New College, Mine will be lending her energy and expertise to growing the school’s exciting new data science program. Mine is an enthusiastic advocate for the R programming language and has been using it as the primary analysis tool in her research for more than 8 years. She is the founder of R-Ladies Columbus.

James Uanhoro, Doctoral Student, Department of Educational Studies, College of Education and Human Ecology. James has a BS in Information Systems from American University of Nigeria, and an MS from National Tsing Hua University. He is currently the TA for the Introduction to Educational Statistics course offered by Ed Studies. His background is in services computing – helping people use technology to solve problems or exploit opportunities. James is using his computing skills now as a way of supporting is current work – through task automation, data scraping, web data visualization, data and analysis, and developing statistical tools. James is originally from Nigeria, where he plans to return and work as a lecturer and program evaluator.