Working in RStudio

module 1
week 1
Introduction to RStudio Integrated Development Environment

Jeff Stevens


January 25, 2023

Let’s figure out how to work in RStudio.

Learning objectives

  • Learn what the RStudio panels are used for, how to customize RStudio, and where to find keyboard shortcuts
  • Build a mental model of RStudio
  • Learn how to get help from R, RStudio, and online forums when you need help
  • Learn now to create a reproducible example


To prepare for this class meeting, please do the following:

Class meeting


  • Tour of RStudio
  • Mental model of RStudio
  • Options
  • Installing packages
  • Getting help
  • Slides and Code

Homework after the class meeting

Wrap up this lesson

For next class meeting