Reproducible Reports: How to Use R to Automate Reporting

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Reproducible Reports: How to use R to Automate Reporting

Two schedules are offered for your convenience. The same content is provided via each schedule. You choose which schedule works best for you!

4 Weeks 
~5 hours/week 

1 Week 
~20 hours/week

May 10–June 5 June 1–June 5*

Workshop participants will meet virtually for a Live Project Day:
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Central Time, Saturday, June 5

Reproducible ReportsUsing data to drive decisions requires clear and timely reporting. Yet building reports by hand or repeating point-and-click sequences is inefficient. RMarkdown documents offer the ability to integrate text, data analysis, and output into one professional document that can be rendered with a single click. Learn to customize the look and feel of the report and organize your content across several RMarkdown documents to streamline workflow. No prior experience with R is needed.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the basic anatomy of an RMarkdown document and use it to create reports that combine script, English annotation or descriptions, and output (tables and graphs).
  • Develop skills for debugging knit errors.
  • Modify yaml headers to customize report look and feel, and prepare reports in html, pdf or word.
  • Use child documents to aid organization of long reports and division of workflow.

*Short session due to Memorial Day.