The best way to learn R or computational history is to practice. These worksheets contain a series of questions designed to teach you about R or different computational methods. The worksheets are R Markdown documents that include text and code together. The places where you are expected to answer questions are marked like this.
(@) There are other datasets in historydata. Can you make a plot from one or more of them?
Beneath each question is a space to either create a code block or write an answer.
These are the worksheets that you can download: