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R is a free statistical, graphing and data management software. Unfortunately, R is very hard to learn. To bridge the gap between authoritative (but expensive) reference textbooks and free but often technical and difficult to understand help files, I created R Instructor. 

R Instructor is an Android and iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch application that uses plain, non-technical language and over 30 videos to explain how to make and modify plots, manage data and conduct both parametric and non-parametric statistical tests. Each example includes a very brief description of the function or test, any statistical assumptions, how to structure your data, the appropriate R scripts and links to other free and online resources.


I'm always working on new videos and expanding the range of content in R Instructor. To learn more, view the video below or read a complete description on iTunes or Google Play


See what R Instructor users are saying!

It beats the books. Smart and powerful app that will teach you basic R commands. Not a word is wasted. Clear, well organized, and easy to navigate. Probably the best introductory resource to R I've come across, anywhere. 
Dr Bulbulia ★★★★

Brilliant quick reference and learning tool for R. Terrific. R Instructor's top-down, hierarchical organization of material makes it truly easy to find your category (e.g. plotting) then drill down to the aspect you want detail about. The detail is pared down brilliantly: syntax, explanation, assumptions where relevant and examples are concise and to the point. I found answers in minutes I had not found elsewhere in hours.
Ronyon Onyon, ★★★★★

A very practical tool. No R user should be without it 
Rolf Marvin Bøe Lindgren, ★★★★★

I have found this app very useful. I really like the integration of short instructional videos. The developer replies immediately to emails and is incredibly helpful. Good stuff.
InsectMick, ★★★★★

Great App! This app is really handy, I've had it for like two hours and I must have used it 10 times already. Great app! [...] Thanks for this!!!
Stat101, ★★★★★

Awesome. This is awesome, exactly what I needed to help me learn R. 
Echristenson, ★★★★★

Learn R's fundamentals:
    • R's interface
    • Create objects
    • Install libraries\packages
    • Import and export data and plots
    • Merge data frames
    • Import dates
    • Create custom functions
    • Summarize data frames and matrices
    • Perform calculations
    • and more...

Learn how to make and customize plots:
    • Box plots
    • Bar plots
    • Histograms
    • Line charts
    • Scatter plots and scatter plot matrices
    • Make and modify a legend
    • Add custom axis labels
    • Modify the size, shape and colour of point markers
    • Add axis titles
    • Add lines, text or points to an existing plot
    • Add colour to the plot background, border lines… and just about anything else!

Learn these (and more) statistical tests:
    • One-sample t-test
    • Two-sample t-test
    • Paired t-test
    • Correlation
    • Rank correlation
    • Linear regression
    • Multiple regression
    • Logistic regression
    • Log-linear models
    • F-test
    • One-way ANOVA
    • Two-way ANOVA
    • One-way repeated measures ANOVA 
    • Two-way repeated measures ANOVA 
    • Regression and Classification trees
    • MANOVA
    • ANCOVA
    • Principal Components Analysis
    • Friedman test
    • Wilcoxon signed rank test
    • Kruskal-Wallis test
    • Chi-square test of independence
    • Binomial test
    • and more…

    • Over 30 videos
    • 10 Quick Reference Guides
    • A comprehensive search feature
    • The "Which test?" feature – An assistant to guide you to the appropriate statistical test