Chapter 2 Learning objectives

In this workshop, we will:

1. Learn the basics of data visualization using R.

2. Learn how to find packages and resources to meet your needs.

3. Inspire creativity in science!

4. Develop an understanding of design for effective visual communication.

2.1 Workshop outline

Today we will walk you through the basics of ggplot2 so that you have the necessary tools to explore its use for your own projects. We will be covering the following topics:

1. Visualization in science

2. ggplot2 mechanics: the basics

3 Aesthetic mapping

4. Fine-tuning

5. Saving your plots

6. Conclusion