Analyzing Education Data with Open Science Best Practices, R, and OSF
This workshop demonstrates how using R can advance open science practices in education. We focus on R and RStudio because it is an increasingly widely-used programming language and software environment for data analysis with a large supportive community. We present: a) general strategies for using R to analyze educational data and b) accessing and using data on the Open Science Framework (OSF) with R via the osfr package. This session is for those both new to R and those with R experience looking to learn more about strategies and workflows that can help to make it possible to analyze data in a more transparent, reliable, and trustworthy way. Access the workshop slides and supplemental information at https://osf.io/vtcak/.
- Download R: https://www.r-project.org/
- Download RStudio (a tool that makes R easier to use): https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/...
- R for Data Science (a free, digital book about how to do data science with R): https://r4ds.had.co.nz/
- Tidyverse R packages for data science: https://www.tidyverse.org/
- RMarkdown from RStudio (including info about R Notebooks): https://rmarkdown.rstudio.com/
- Data Science in Education Using R: https://datascienceineducation.com/
Link to resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxdWzTIzYmI&t=4s
Type of resources: Teaching/Learning Strategy
Education level(s): Graduate / Professional
Subject area(s): Computer Science, Education