Today, Erika Mudrak from the Cornell Statistical Consultation Unit will give a guest lecture. Her slides are available here
There are no required readings.
From R for Excel users:
Getting help, or really helping you help yourself, means moving beyond “it’s not working” and towards solution-oriented approaches. Part of this is the mindset where you expect that someone has encountered this problem before and that most likely the problem is your typo or misuse, and not that R is broken or hates you.
There is excellent advice for trouble-shooting R-code and how to get help in Lecture 2 from ESM 206: Statistics and Data Analysis in Environmental Science and Management by Allison Horst.
Developing a consistent style in your coding, makes it a lot easier to read. Here is some inspiration: