Each video segment is associated with one or more exercises intended for you to test your own understanding, which are provided as Swirl interactive R quizzes.
To install Swirl, go to any interactive R terminal and type
Then install this class's quizzes with the line:
install_course_github("dgrtwo", "RData", branch="quizzes", multi=TRUE)
Once you've finished one of the videos and you wish to take the associated quiz, you simply start swirl:
You'll be prompted for your name and informed of the basics of how Swirl works. Soon you'll reach a page that looks like:
| Please choose a course, or type 0 to exit swirl. 1: Lesson 1. Variables and Data Structures 2: Lesson 2. Visualizing Data Using ggplot2 3: Lesson 3. Statistical Testing and Prediction 4: Lesson 4. Exploratory Data Analysis with data.table 5: Take me to the swirl course repository! Selection:
Choose whichever lesson you are currently taking, and you'll get to choose which quiz to take:
| Please choose a lesson, or type 0 to return to course menu. 1: Segment 2.1 Introduction 2: Segment 2.2 Scatter Plots 3: Segment 2.3 Faceting and Additional Options 4: Segment 2.4 Histograms and Density Plots 5: Segment 2.5 Boxplots and Violin Plots 6: Segment 2.6 Input- Getting Data into the Right Format 7: Segment 2.7 Output- Saving Your Plots Selection:
Each of these is a quiz corresponding to one video segment. Simply select the quiz you wish to take and it will start.
For more information on Swirl, please see here.
Note: The quizzes within each lesson rely on information from previous quizzes from that lesson, so we strongly recommend you take them in order. However; in the case where you need variables computed in previous quizzes, those values will be loaded for you at the start of the quiz, even if you've closed or cleared R since you took the last quiz.