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January 10, 2018
Coordinator:
Chris Gagne

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 3 Topics:

January 10, 2018
Coordinator:
Janet Torres

Objectives

January 9, 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!

January 9, 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 2 Topics:

January 9, 2018
Coordinator:
Janet Torres

Objectives

January 8, 2018
Coordinator:
Evan Muzzall

An intro to the basics that instructors often assume you know, but that you probably never had good instruction on! After this course, you should be able to more easily start learning to program (e.g., in our R or Python Fundamentals series), follow instructions and documentation online (e.g., StackExchange), and communicate better with your collaborators who are programming.

January 8, 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:

January 8, 2018

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:

January 8, 2018
Coordinator:
Janet Torres

Objectives

December 14, 2017
Coordinator:
Isabelle Cohen

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

December 13, 2017
Coordinator:
Jackie Ferguson

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

December 12, 2017
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.

December 12, 2017
Coordinator:
Saika Belal

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

December 8, 2017
Coordinator:
Rachel Jansen

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.

December 8, 2017
Coordinator:
Evan Muzzall

R FUN!damentals Part 4: For-loops and Functions

Students will learn how to write for-loops and functions in R. You will learn how to personalize functions via control structures such as ‘if’ and ‘else’. These learning objectives will be exemplified through introduction to the construction and graphical representation of Monte Carlo resampling simulation.

December 7, 2017
Coordinator:
Josué Meléndez Rodríguez

Join qualitative and mixed-methods researchers for an informal meet’n’greet at D-Lab. Bring a valid ID with date-of-birth, and enjoy a couple glasses on us!

December 7, 2017
Coordinator:
Rachel Jansen

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 3 Topics:

December 7, 2017
Coordinator:
Ben Gebre-Medhin

In this workshop we will cover two main supervised text analysis methods, the dictionary method, and supervised classification. We will use list comprehension to implement the dictionary method, using sentiment analysis as our example.

December 7, 2017
Coordinator:
Lindsay Bayham

This interactive workshop will discuss how to analyze qualitative data, including how to develop codes, look for patterns, answer research questions, and build an argument in order to write the findings, discussion, and conclusion sections of a research paper. Researchers at any stage in the process are welcome.

 

December 7, 2017
Coordinator:
Evan Muzzall

R FUN!damentals Part 3: Data Exploration and Analysis

Students will be introduced to data exploration and analysis in R. You will learn how to summarize data and explore it with histograms, scatterplots, and boxplots. You will also be introduced to coding statistical data analysis via t-tests, analyses of variance, correlation, and linear regression.

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