Organizing Data Science Projects (The Course)
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Organizing Data Science Projects

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Course Info

This course includes 2 attempts.


Data science is one of the most exciting and fastest growing careers in the world. The goal of this series is to help people with no background and limited resources transition into data science. It would be helpful to have already taken our Introduction and Google and the Cloud courses. We guide you through the rest!

Learning objectives

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Create projects on RStudio Cloud
  • Set up the file structure you will use for data science projects
  • Name files for data science projects
  • Navigate files in the Terminal and in R on RStudio Cloud

Things you need to do this course

This course is designed for people with no background with Chromebooks and no background in data science. So it is a great introduction for high-school students or people looking for a career change into the tech industry. The only requirements are:

  • A computer with a web browser and an internet connection
  • The ability to type and follow instructions.

How you will be graded

The course has a series of short quizzes, one for each chapter. You will get two attempts at each quiz and your best score for each quiz will count toward your final score. If you receive more than 70% of the points across all quizzes you will pass. If you receive more than 90% of the points across all quizzes you will pass with honors. You get two attempts at the class with each class purchase.

How to report an error

If you find a bug, typo, or issue in the material, feel free to contact us using this form.


Course Material

  • Motivation
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    Motivation quiz2 attempts allowed
  • RStudio and Projects
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    RStudio and Projects quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Setting Up Data Science Project Folders
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    Setting Up Data Science Project Folders quiz2 attempts allowed
  • File Naming
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    File Naming quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Creating and Previewing Markdown Files in RStudio
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    Creating and Previewing Markdown Files in RStudio quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Introduction to Markdown
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    Introduction to Markdown quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Managing Files in the Terminal
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    Managing Files in the Terminal quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Managing Files in R
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    Managing Files in R quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Using Paths in Code
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    Using Paths in Code quiz2 attempts allowed
  • How to Work
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    How to Work quiz2 attempts allowed



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