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March 16, 2018
Coordinator:
Kimberly Rubens

This class will cover the basics of Excel, from simple formulas (SUM, COUNTIF) to more complex Excel features like Macros and the Data Analysis ToolPak. By the end of both sections, students will be able to employ Excel skills to open source policy data sets. These skills are transferrable to any sector.

Topics Covered Will Include:

March 15, 2018
Coordinator:
Evan Muzzall

R FUN!damentals Part 2: Subsetting and Reshaping

March 15, 2018
Coordinator:
Geoff Bacon

This four-part, interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world social science application.

Part 2 Topics:

March 14, 2018
Coordinator:
Isabelle Cohen

LaTeX is a widely used document creation software which can help you improve the presentation of homework, papers, academic articles and even presentations.

March 14, 2018
Coordinator:
Rachael Samberg

This training will help you navigate the copyright, fair use, and usage rights of including third-party content in your digital project.

March 14, 2018
Coordinator:
Kimberly Rubens

This class will cover the basics of Excel, from simple formulas (SUM, COUNTIF) to more complex Excel features like Macros and the Data Analysis ToolPak. By the end of both sections, students will be able to employ Excel skills to open source policy data sets. These skills are transferrable to any sector.

Topics Covered Will Include:

March 14, 2018
Coordinator:
Susan Powell

Do you want to use historical maps in your digital mapping project? Georectifying is the process of “spatializing” scanned maps or aerial imagery so that they can be used in a geographic information system (GIS) for digital mapping. This workshop will cover the basic concepts involved in georeferencing/georectifiying a digital image and provide hands-on practice. 

March 14, 2018
Coordinator:
Chris Kennedy

Machine learning often evokes images of Skynet, self-driving cars, and computerized homes. However, these ideas are less science fiction as they are tangible phenomena that are predicated on description, classification, prediction, and pattern recognition in data.

March 13, 2018
Coordinator:
Evan Muzzall

Data are the foundations of the social and biological sciences. Familiarizing yourself with a programming language can help you better understand the roles that data play in your field. Learn to develop and train your data skills at the free D-Lab R workshops!

March 13, 2018
Coordinator:
Stuart Shulman

Learn how to build custom machine classifiers for sifting Twitter data using Texifter and DiscoverText, presented by Dr. Stuart Shulman, Founder & CEO of Texifter.

The topics covered include how to:

March 13, 2018
Coordinator:
Genevieve Graaf

Genevieve came to doctoral studies after obtaining Master of Social Work and Master of Science in Marriage and Family Studies degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and engaging in over five years of professional practice. Her current research focuses on child mental health policy and evidence-based practice.

March 13, 2018
Coordinator:
Stuart Shulman

Learn how to build custom machine classifiers for sifting Twitter data using Texifter and DiscoverText, presented by Dr. Stuart Shulman, Founder & CEO of Texifter.

The topics covered include how to:

March 13, 2018
Coordinator:
Jackie Ferguson

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

March 12, 2018
Coordinator:
Isabelle Cohen

LaTeX is a widely used document creation software which can help you improve the presentation of homework, papers, academic articles and even presentations.

March 12, 2018
Coordinator:
Geoff Bacon

This hands on workshop builds on part 2 by introducing the basics of Python's scikit-learn package to implement unsupervised text analysis methods. This workshop will cover a) vectorization and Document Term Matrices, b) weighting (tf-idf), and c) uncovering patterns using topic modeling.

March 12, 2018
Coordinator:
Soumya Gupta

This four-part, interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world social science application.

Part 1 Topics:

March 9, 2018
Coordinator:
Andrew Estrada Phuong

Join the Qualitative Methods Group and presenters Andrew Estrada Phuong, Judy Nguyen, and Dena Marie as they discuss applying mixed-methods within randomized control trials to study adaptive equity-oriented pedagogies. 

March 9, 2018
Coordinator:
Patty Frontiera

Come learn how to turn your data into beautiful webmaps using R and Leaflet, one of the most popular libraries for creating web maps. We’ll cover how to build the entire workflow from raw data to interactive map all within R, so your analysis and mapping are entirely reproducible.

Workshop: Weighting Data
March 8, 2018
Coordinator:
Thomas L. Piazza

This workshop will cover the main types of weighting, to correct for bias in sample data.

March 7, 2018
Coordinator:
Evan Muzzall

Machine learning often evokes images of Skynet, self-driving cars, and computerized homes. However, these ideas are less science fiction as they are tangible phenomena that are predicated on description, classification, prediction, and pattern recognition in data.

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