Resources

The following is a list of resources you may find useful - I found them very interesting!

John Hopkins Data Science and R-Programming Coursera Course
http://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/coursera-specialization.html
If you like online learning, this is a great course with many external resources and a large learning community. If you get stuck, you can find help in the course forum or wiki.

Data tidying
http://vita.had.co.nz/papers/tidy-data.pdf
An overview of cleaning and organizing data so that it can be evaluated, with examples and a link to more information in Hadley Wickham's Git repository.

Statistics video series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjyuiK5taS8&list=PL5-da3qGB5IDvuFPNoSqhe...
Discussion and several illustrations of statistic and modeling concepts by Data School (http://www.dataschool.io/tag/git/)