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Workshop: Basic Data Visualization with R (2 lessons)

Workshop/ Training/ Webinar

  • Date

    16 - 23 Mar 2023

  • Organiser


  • Time

    18:00 - 20:30

  • Venue

    Online via MS Teams  


16 Mar 2023 (Thu) & 23 Mar 2023 (Thu)

Time: 18:00 – 20:30

Target Audience: All Students

Venue: Online via MS Teams 


  • Basic R programming skill

Medium of Instruction: English


 Course Description:

  • Choose the proper chart from different chart types
  • Create various charts
  • Customize the chart layout
  • Understand your data better by using grouping, faceting and multiple geometric objects in the same plot

Course Outline:

  1. Lesson 1
    1. Understand 4 basic presentation types and create typical charts
    2. Comparison
      • Line charts
      • Bar charts
    3. Distribution
      • Histograms
      • Boxplots
    4. Composition
      • Treemap
      • Stacked column charts
    5. Relationship
      • Scatter plots
      • Correlation matrix


  2. Lesson 2
    1. Customization of chart layout
      • Customize some chart features (e.g., fonts, colors, axes, titles) through various graphic options
    2. Multivariate visualization
      • Grouping and faceting
      • A practical website for generating graphical approaches in R
    3. Practical coursework throughout the workshop



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