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An introduction from an experienced educator in teaching R to computational biology graduate students. Contains information that is relevant for the undergraduate classroom though too, including a list of common problems encountered when learning R.
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Eglen SJ (2009) A Quick Guide to Teaching R Programming to Computational Biology Students. PLoS Comput Biol 5(8): e1000482. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000482
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