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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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December 5, 2019
Author:
Gloria Ashaolu

The Black Recruitment and Retention Center is a student initiated, AND entirely a student ran organization that was founded in 1983 as direct response to the removal of Black students from affirmative action policies and programs, including admissions consideration, early academic outreach programs, and retention services. 

 

December 5, 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).

December 5, 2019
Author:
Drew Hart

Part 1 Topics:

  • Running Python
  • Jupyter notebooks
  • Variables assignment
  • Types conversion
  • Strings
  • Built-ins

Knowledge requirements: Programming Fundamentals or equivalent prior knowledge

December 3, 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.

December 2, 2019
Author:
Evan Muzzall

This is a six-hour tutorial on machine learning in R that covers data preprocessing, cross-validation, ordinary least squares regression, lasso, decision trees, random forest, xgboost, and superlearner algorithms.

November 26, 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 25, 2019
Author:
Isabelle Cohen

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

Working Group Session: Securing Research Data Working Group
November 25, 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.

November 25, 2019
Author:
Sergio Castellanos Rodriguez

Data Analysis for a Sustainable Energy Transition: A focus on Equity 

Join us with D-Lab Fellow, Sergio Castellanos, as he shares about his research! 

November 25, 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 22, 2019
Author:
Drew Hart

For this workshop, we'll provide an introduction to visualization with Python. We'll cover visualization theory and plotting with Matplotlib and Seaborn, working through examples in a Jupyter (formerly IPython) notebook. The following plot types will be covered:

  • line
  • bar
  • scatter
  • boxplot

We'll also learn about styles and customizing plots.

November 22, 2019
Author:
Ijeamaka Anyene

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programs are based on strengthening the PMTCT cascade, a series of integrated health care services and behaviors  that begins with all pregnant women and ends with assessment of HIV status in HIV-exposed post-breastfeeding infants. PMTCT cascade programs and other programs targeting maternal and early child health in low- and middle-inco

November 22, 2019
Author:
Emily Grabowski

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 21, 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).

November 21, 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:

November 21, 2019
Author:
Stacy Reardon, Adam G. Anderson

The Berkeley Digital Humanities Working Group began in 2011 as a place to facilitate interdisciplinary conversations around topics in the Digital Humanities (broadly defined).  We welcome participants from all disciplinary backgrounds, beginners and experts in digital skills, students, faculty, and staff.  The agenda for our biweekly meetings is participant driven, and we typically hold a varie

November 20, 2019
Author:
Anushah Hossain

This workshop focuses on how to organize and code qualitative data in NVivo. The training will outline key decisions researchers must make in the coding process, as well as review how to start a new project and engage in basic tasks.

November 19, 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 19, 2019
Author:
Daniel Stein

This workshop will introduce students to the basics of designing a survey instrument using the Qualtrics platform, such as randomization and survey flow. We will also cover more advanced topics like implementing embedded data and using javascript, as well as tips and tricks on how to use your design to maximize the number of quality responses you get.

November 18, 2019
Author:
Véronique Irwin

This three-part series will cover the following materials:

Part 1:  Introduction

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