Data Tidying (The Course)


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Course Info

This course includes 1 attempt.


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 Organizing Data Science Projects, Version Control and Introduction to R courses. We guide you through the rest!

Learning objectives

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Explain what raw and tidy data are
  • Transform messy data sets into tidy data sets
  • Work with strings, factors and dates in R

Things you need to do this course

This course is designed for people with no background with Chromebooks. It would be helpful if you had already taken our Organizing Data Science Projects, Version Control and  Introduction to R courses. This should be a great introduction to data tidying 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.
  • The accounts that you have set up in previous courses

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

  • 1 What is data?
  • 2 Data in R
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    Data in R quiz1 attempt allowed
  • 3 Tidy Data
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  • 4 Untidy Data
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    Untidy Data quiz1 attempt allowed
  • 5 Reshaping Data
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    Reshaping Data quiz1 attempt allowed
  • 6 Tidying Data
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  • 7 Working with Strings
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  • 8 Working with Factors
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  • 9 Working with Dates
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    Working with Dates quiz1 attempt allowed
  • 10 Data Tidying Project
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    Data Tidying Project
  • 12 References
  • About this Course
  • About the Authors



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