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This is an archive of our past training offerings. We are looking to include workshops on topics not yet covered here. Is there something not currently on the list? Send us a proposal.

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November 30, 2017
Coordinator:
Thomas Huot-Marchand

Since its creation in 1538, the Imprimerie Nationale in Paris has hosted non-Latin typefaces: among the treasures of its collection are the Grecs du Roy, cut by Claude Garamont between 1546–1550, and the Buis du Régent, 86,000 Chinese woodcut characters from 1715–1742.

November 30, 2017
Coordinator:
Dr. Michael Samuel

This workshop will cover theory and techniques for maximizing the effectiveness of figures used for visualizing information. Rather than teaching any particular visualization software, this course will teach students about the "nuts and bolts" of effective data visualization.  

November 29, 2017
Coordinator:
Chris Hench, Nick Adams

This semester's TextXD event will be our biggest yet!

November 29, 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.

November 27, 2017
Coordinator:
Geoff Bacon

Are you trying to search for or clean up certain segments of text in your documents or data files, but it's taking hours to search and replace, because you have to type many slightly different versions of the keywords you're searching for? Perhaps you need to replace month names with just the first three letters, but you don't want to do this 12 times (once for each month), for lowercase, capit

November 21, 2017
Coordinator:
Cody Hennesy, Stacy Reardon

Where and how can you access large collections of text for computational analysis? This session will outline the landscape of corpora available in the public domain and as library-licensed resources. We'll discuss licensing and copyright restrictions, as well as common modes of access and non-consumptive research tools provided by the HathiTrust Research Center, JSTOR, and more.

November 21, 2017
Coordinator:
Jackie Ferguson

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

November 20, 2017
Coordinator:
Nick Zoghb

The Introduction to Smart Contracts workshop aims to paint a picture of what it's like to develop on the Ethereum Blockchain. In an effort to cater to all experience levels, the workshop will open with a module of contextual information and tools for those new to Ethereum and the general blockchain ecosystem.

November 20, 2017
Coordinator:
Geoff Bacon

Git is a powerful tool for keeping track of changes you make to the files in a project. You can use it to synchronize your work across computers, collaborate with others, and even deploy applications to the cloud. In this workshop, we'll learn the basics of understanding and using Git, including working with the popular "social coding" website, GitHub.

November 16, 2017
Coordinator:
Qingkai Kong

This workshop introduces Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs), a group of popular machine learning algorithms. No prior knowledge is required, though previous experience with other machine learning algorithms would be helpful. The workshop will be divided into three parts:

November 15, 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.

November 15, 2017
Coordinator:
Zawadi Rucks-Ahidiana

This workshop has been cancelled. The workshop will be offered again during RRR week. Stay tuned for details. Our most sincere apologies for any inconvenience. Feel free to contact D-Lab's Qualitative Research Lead, Josué Meléndez Rodríguez, at melendez@berkeley.edu with any questions or concerns.

November 15, 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.

November 15, 2017
Coordinator:
Susan Powell

This workshop will cover the basic concepts involved in georeferencing, or georectifiying, a digital image and provide hands-on practice using a web-based interface.

November 14, 2017
Coordinator:
Jackie Ferguson

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

November 13, 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:

November 13, 2017
Coordinator:
Brian Ho

The Introduction to Blockchain workshop aims to demystify blockchain and decentralized technologies, starting with the history of Bitcoin to an overview of blockchain and how it works. In this workshop, we'll introduce you to fundamental topics in the blockchain space while you get to explore its different applications and use cases in the real world. 

November 13, 2017
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.

November 9, 2017
Coordinator:
Janet Torres

ESRI Story Maps let you combine maps with text, images, and multimedia content in a web page. Story Maps make it easy to harness the power of maps as a framework to tell your story. This workshop will introduce the process of creating StoryMaps in ArcGIS Online (AGOL).

November 8, 2017
Coordinator:
Stacy Reardon

In this hands-on workshop, we will learn the basics of creating a WordPress site, a web-based platform good for blogs, scholarly portfolios, and websites. By the end of the workshop, you will know how to post content, embed images and video, customize themes and appearance, and work with plugins. Please bring a laptop if possible.

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