Introduction to R-650

Introduction to R

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Assessment Description

Review the “Introduction to R Programming With DataCamp,” video and the other topic Resources. Answer the following  R programming question related to the video and topic Resources (750 words minimum):

  1. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of R programming language in the health care industry.
  2. Discuss applications of R for data analysis and visualization.
  3. Discuss three R statements used for decision making. Include three corresponding example statements.
  4. Describe two data visualization options in R programming language. Provide an example of a health care data application for each of the visualization options selected (e.g., histogram). Make sure to provide both the example and graph for each of your selected visualization examples.
  5. What is the purpose of the Microsoft Visual Studio? List the commands used to create a new R project in Visual Studio. What is your impression of the ease of use for this tool?

Learners may gain additional practice in R by viewing the Microsoft Visual Studio website. There you will be able to practice using the Microsoft Visual Studio by using the interactive tool that allows you to create a new R project.

APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

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This assignment aligns to the following AMIA 2017 Core Competencies for Health Informatics Curricula at the master’s degree level:

F2: Information Science and Technology: Shows How

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collapse Advantages and Disadvantages of R Programming Language in the Health Care Industry assessment

Advantages and Disadvantages of R Programming Language in the Health Care Industry

14 points

Criteria Description

Advantages and Disadvantages of R Programming Language in the Health Care Industry

5. Target

14 points

The discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of R programming language in the health care industry is thorough.

4. Acceptable

12.18 points

The discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of R programming language in the health care industry is detailed.

3. Approaching

11.06 points

The discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of R programming language in the health care industry is present.

2. Insufficient

10.36 points

The discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of R programming language in the health care industry is present but lacks detail or is incomplete.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of R programming language in the health care industry is not present.

collapse Applications of R for Data Analysis and Visualization assessment

Applications of R for Data Analysis and Visualization

14 points

Criteria Description

Applications of R for Data Analysis and Visualization

5. Target

14 points

The discussion of the applications of R for data analysis and visualization is thorough.

4. Acceptable

12.18 points

The discussion of the applications of R for data analysis and visualization is detailed.

3. Approaching

11.06 points

The discussion of the applications of R for data analysis and visualization is present.

2. Insufficient

10.36 points

The discussion of the applications of R for data analysis and visualization is present but lacks detail or is incomplete.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The discussion of the applications of R for data analysis and visualization is not present.

collapse R Statements Used for Decision Making and Corresponding Example Statements assessment

R Statements Used for Decision Making and Corresponding Example Statements

14 points

Criteria Description

R Statements Used for Decision Making and Corresponding Example Statements

5. Target

14 points

The discussion of the three R statements used for decision making, including three corresponding example statements, is thorough.

4. Acceptable

12.18 points

The discussion of the three R statements used for decision making, including three corresponding example statements, is detailed.

3. Approaching

11.06 points

The discussion of the three R statements used for decision making, including three corresponding example statements, is present.

2. Insufficient

10.36 points

The discussion of the three R statements used for decision making, including three corresponding example statements, is present but lacks detail or is incomplete.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The discussion of the three R statements used for decision making, including three corresponding example statements, is not present.

collapse Data Visualization Options in R Programming Language and Examples of Health Care Data Applications assessment

Data Visualization Options in R Programming Language and Examples of Health Care Data Applications

14 points

Criteria Description

Data Visualization Options in R Programming Language and Examples of Health Care Data Applications

5. Target

14 points

The discussion of two data visualization options in R programming language is thorough. An example of a health care data application for each of the visualization options selected (for example, histogram), including a graph for each of the selected visualization examples, is thorough.

4. Acceptable

12.18 points

The discussion of two data visualization options in R programming language is detailed. An example of a health care data application for each of the visualization options selected (for example, histogram), including a graph for each of the selected visualization examples, is detailed.

3. Approaching

11.06 points

The discussion of two data visualization options in R programming language is present. An example of a health care data application for each of the visualization options selected (for example, histogram), including a graph for each of the selected visualization examples, is present.

2. Insufficient

10.36 points

The discussion of two data visualization options in R programming language is present but lacks detail or is incomplete. An example of a health care data application for each of the visualization options selected (for example, histogram), including a graph for each of the selected visualization examples, is present but lacks detail or is incomplete.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The discussion of two data visualization options in R programming language is not present. An example of a health care data application for each of the visualization options selected (for example, histogram), including a graph for each of the selected visualization examples, is not present.

collapse Purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the Commands Used to Create a New R Project in Visual Studio, an assessment

Purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the Commands Used to Create a New R Project in Visual Studio, an

14 points

Criteria Description

Purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the Commands Used to Create a New R Project in Visual Studio, and the Impression of Ease of Use

5. Target

14 points

The discussion of the purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the commands used to create a new R project in Visual Studio, and the impression of the ease of use for this tool is thorough.

4. Acceptable

12.18 points

The discussion of the purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the commands used to create a new R project in Visual Studio, and the impression of the ease of use for this tool is detailed.

3. Approaching

11.06 points

The discussion of the purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the commands used to create a new R project in Visual Studio, and the impression of the ease of use for this tool is present.

2. Insufficient

10.36 points

The discussion of the purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the commands used to create a new R project in Visual Studio, and the impression of the ease of use for this tool is present but lacks detail or is incomplete.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The discussion of the purpose of Microsoft Visual Studio, the commands used to create a new R project in Visual Studio, and the impression of the ease of use for this tool is not present.

collapse Thesis, Position, or Purpose assessment

Thesis, Position, or Purpose

7 points

Criteria Description

Communicates reason for writing and demonstrates awareness of audience.

5. Target

7 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is persuasively developed throughout and skillfully directed to a specific audience.

4. Acceptable

6.09 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is clearly communicated throughout and clearly directed to a specific audience.

3. Approaching

5.53 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is adequately developed. An awareness of the appropriate audience is demonstrated.

2. Insufficient

5.18 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is discernable in most aspects but is occasionally weak or unclear. There is limited awareness of the appropriate audience.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is not discernible. No awareness of the appropriate audience is evident.

collapse Development, Structure, and Conclusion assessment

Development, Structure, and Conclusion

8 points

Criteria Description

Advances position or purpose throughout writing; conclusion aligns to and evolves from development.

5. Target

8 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is coherently and cohesively advanced throughout. The progression of ideas is coherent and unified. A convincing and unambiguous conclusion aligns to the development of the purpose.

4. Acceptable

6.96 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is logically advanced throughout. The progression of ideas is coherent and unified. A clear and plausible conclusion aligns to the development of the purpose.

3. Approaching

6.32 points

The thesis, position, or purpose is advanced in most aspects. Ideas clearly build on each other. Conclusion aligns to the development of the purpose.

2. Insufficient

5.92 points

Limited advancement of thesis, position, or purpose is discernable. There are inconsistencies in organization or the relationship of ideas. Conclusion is simplistic and not fully aligned to the development of the purpose.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

No advancement of the thesis, position, or purpose is evident. Connections between paragraphs are missing or inappropriate. No conclusion is offered.

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Evidence

5 points

Criteria Description

Selects and integrates evidence to support and advance position/purpose; considers other perspectives.

5. Target

5 points

Comprehensive and compelling evidence is included. Multiple other perspectives are integrated effectively.

4. Acceptable

4.35 points

Specific and appropriate evidence is included. Other perspectives are integrated.

3. Approaching

3.95 points

Relevant evidence that includes other perspectives is used.

2. Insufficient

3.7 points

Evidence is used but is insufficient or of limited relevance. Simplistic explanation or integration of other perspectives is present.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Evidence to support the thesis, position, or purpose is absent. The writing relies entirely on the perspective of the writer.

collapse Mechanics of Writing assessment

Mechanics of Writing

5 points

Criteria Description

Includes spelling, capitalization, punctuation, grammar, language use, sentence structure, etc.

5. Target

5 points

No mechanical errors are present. Skilled control of language choice and sentence structure are used throughout.

4. Acceptable

4.35 points

Few mechanical errors are present. Suitable language choice and sentence structure are used.

3. Approaching

3.95 points

Occasional mechanical errors are present. Language choice is generally appropriate. Varied sentence structure is attempted.

2. Insufficient

3.7 points

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors are present. Inconsistencies in language choice or sentence structure are recurrent.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Errors in grammar or syntax are pervasive and impede meaning. Incorrect language choice or sentence structure errors are found throughout.

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Format/Documentation

5 points

Criteria Description

Uses appropriate style, such as APA, MLA, etc., for college, subject, and level; documents sources using citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., appropriate to assignment and discipline.

5. Target

5 points

No errors in formatting or documentation are present. Selectivity in the use of direct quotations and synthesis of sources is demonstrated.

4. Acceptable

4.35 points

Appropriate format and documentation are used with only minor errors.

3. Approaching

3.95 points

Appropriate format and documentation are used, although there are some obvious errors.

2. Insufficient

3.7 points

Appropriate format is attempted, but some elements are missing. Frequent errors in documentation of sources are evident.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Appropriate format is not used. No documentation of sources is provided.