Free Online Course on Reproducible Templates for Analysis and Dissemination

Free Online Course on Reproducible Templates for Analysis and Dissemination
Certificate fee scholarship is available for this course.

Institution: Emory University
Start Date: July 30, 2018

The Emory University is inviting applicants for its free online course entitled as “Reproducible Templates for Analysis and Dissemination”. This course will assist you with recreating work that a previous coworker completed, revisiting a project you abandoned some time ago.

This course focuses on the proper documentation creation process, allowing you and your colleagues to easily reproduce the components of your workflow. Throughout this course, you’ll receive helpful demonstrations of RStudio and the R Markdown language. The starting date of the course is  July 30, 2018.

Course Summary

  • Duration:5 weeks
  • Subject: Data Science
  • Institution: Emory University
  • Languages: English
  • Price: Free
  • Session: July 30, 2018
  • Requirement: None
  • Certificate Available: Yes

Who Developed the Course

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world’s leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.

Target Audience

  • No specific knowledge or education background is assumed for the free online course. Anyone can apply for this course.

Where Could This Lead You

After completing this course, you can apply for jobs in the given fields:

  • Documentation Officer
  • Senior Analyst

Get Extra Benefits

If you pay ₹1,944 for this course,

  • You will have access to all of the features and content you need to earn a Course Certificate.
  • If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page – from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
  • Note that the Course Certificate does not represent official academic credit from the partner institution offering the course.

How to Join This Course

You can register yourself here.

Course Format

  •  WEEK 1: Introduction to Reproducible Research and Dynamic Documentation
    This module provides an introduction to the concepts surrounding reproducibility and the Open Science movement, RStudio and GitHub, and foundational cases and authors in the field.
  • WEEK 2: R Markdown: Syntax, Document, and Presentation Formats
    This module explores the R Markdown syntax to format and customize the layout of presentations or reports.
  • WEEK 3: R Markdown Templates: Processing and Customizing
    This module goes further with R Markdown to help turn documents, reports, and presentations into templates for easier automation, reproducibility, and customization.
  • WEEK 4: Leveraging Custom Templates from Leading Scientific Journals
    This module delves into custom templates available for websites, books, and scientific publishers, such as Elsevier and the IEEE, with the chance to create your first R Package.
  • WEEK 5: Working in Teams and Disseminating Templates and Reports
    This module focuses on helpful tips for sharing and using the templates you create, as well as methods for organizing content. We’ll also look at a few web-publishing services.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to understand:

  • Proper documentation creation process.
  • Reproducing a document with a consistent format and workflow.

Who Will You Learn With?

  • Melinda Higgins: Associate Research Professor/Senior Biostatistician at Emory University


  • Importance of Course: At the end of the course you will able to understand documentation creation process or simply reproducing a document with a consistent format and workflow.
  • Importance of Certificate: By the Certificate of Achievement you will be able to prove your success when applying for jobs or courses. You can display it on your LinkedIn or CV.

Detailed Information

For more information about the course, you may visit the Website.

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