Learning Objectives

The content of this lecture will cover the use and manipulation of data vectors in R. At the end of the lecture, participants should be able to:

  • Create a basic markdown document with basic syntax options.
  • Configure R code chunks within a markdown document.
  • Create HTML, WORD, & POWERPOINT output from markdown.
  • Download and use R Notebooks.


This topic has the folowing logistical resources:

  • The image above is an embed of the HTML slides created in Markdown. To view it in another window, click on it and press the C key to clone it. Additional keyboard commands are listed by hitting H.
  • A Narrative overview of the content in the lecture slides.
  • A Markdown Cheatsheet
  • A General RMarkdown Reference


Knowledge of the content for each topic is evaluated using interactive data-intensive assessment.