Log in

Sign up for our mailing list!

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.

E.g., 21-Nov-19
E.g., 21-Nov-19
November 6, 2019
Author:
Rachel Roberson

The Critical University Studies (CUS) working group convenes and cultivates a critical scholarly community that contends with issues of power, race, and gender in higher education.

November 5, 2019
Author:
Afrah Tahir, Lina Kamil

The Somali, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudanese, Sudanese Student Association (SEE§A) (formerly as Horn of Africa Student Association) is a student-based organization that focuses on the further academic, professional, social, and cultural advancement of Somali, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudan and Sudanese identifying students on the University of California, Berkeley campus.

November 4, 2019
Author:
Hero Ashman

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

November 4, 2019
Author:
Salma Elmallah

In Visualization in Excel, we will cover the fundamentals of visualization in Excel, including a checklist of considerations that should go into every visualization. We will also go through step by step instructions on how to make horizontal bar charts, slope graphs, butterfly charts, the good kind of pie charts, icon arrays, and how to graph confidence intervals.

November 4, 2019
Author:
Celia Emmelhainz, Stacy Reardon

Come to this workshop to explore Scrivener, a software program that allows you to organize the many components of writing an academic paper, thesis, fiction book, or nonfiction book. This software can also be used to note ideas, outline, rearrange writing structures, and track changes as your ideas evolve.

November 4, 2019
Author:
Evan Muzzall

This workshop will provide an introduction to graphics in R with ggplot2. Participants will learn how to construct, customize, and export a variety of plot types in order to visualize relationships in data. We will also explore the basic grammar of graphics, including the aesthetics and geometry layers, adding statistics, transforming scales, and coloring or panelling by groups.

November 2, 2019
Author:
Janet Torres, Dr. Anibel Ferus-Comelo

Students will learn about the different ways in which entities in the real world are represented as geographic data. They will be introduced to QGIS, an open-source Geographic Information System (GIS) tool for working with geographic data.

November 1, 2019
Author:
Drew Hart

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 1, 2019
Author:
Emily Grabowski

This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets.

October 31, 2019
Author:
Leora Lawton

Qualtrics is a powerful online tool available to Berkeley community members that can be used for a range of data collection activities including surveys, data entry, training, quality control, market research, event feedback.  Following the general overview, this class will focus on questionnaire design using Qualtrics.  This class will cover some best practices for designing questionnaires and

October 30, 2019
Author:
Ilya Akdemir, Geoff Bacon, Adam G. Anderson

The Computational Text Analysis Working Group (CTAWG) features demos, tutorials, and ongoing projects through which we are learning to use an array of computational text analysis approaches including: topic modeling, TF-IDF, dictionary methods, supervised machine learning, cosine similarity scores, words-to-vectors, grammar parsing, regular expressions, and more.

October 30, 2019
Author:
Cherise McBride

The power and learning in social media working group is an interdisciplinary group that exists to support researchers, practitioners, artists and anyone else interested in digital technologies, sociocultural dimensions of learning, and critical race perspectives on social media activity.

October 30, 2019
Author:
Isabelle Cohen

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

October 29, 2019
Author:
Afrah Tahir, Lina Kamil

The Somali, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudanese, Sudanese Student Association (SEE§A) (formerly as Horn of Africa Student Association) is a student-based organization that focuses on the further academic, professional, social, and cultural advancement of Somali, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudan and Sudanese identifying students on the University of California, Berkeley campus.

October 28, 2019
Author:
Salma Elmallah

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:

Working Group Session: Securing Research Data Working Group
October 28, 2019
Author:
Aaron Culich, Rick Jaffe

The goal of this working group is to understand issues around sensitive/restricted use research data from a variety of views - especially from the perspective of Berkeley researchers who need and use such data and the staff and units who support that.

October 28, 2019
Author:
Evan Muzzall

It is often said that 80% of data analysis is spent on the process of cleaning and preparing the data. This workshop will introduce tools (notably dplyr and tidyr) that makes data wrangling and manipulation much easier. Participants will learn how to use these packages to subset and reshape data sets, do calculations across groups of data, clean data, and other useful stuff.

October 25, 2019
Author:
Drew Hart

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. 

October 25, 2019
Author:
Emily Grabowski

This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets.

October 24, 2019
Author:
Aubrey Ross

The Berkeley Undergraduate Digital Humanities Association (BUDHA) is a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff on the UC Berkeley campus that connects undergraduates with the emerging interdisciplinary field of Digital Humanities (DH).

Pages