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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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March 18, 2020
Author:
Aniket Kesari

Join Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/438249400  Meeting ID: 438 249 400

March 17, 2020
Author:
Adam G. Anderson

Join Zoom Meeting: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/589656397, Meeting ID: 589 656 397

Google Doc: 2020-03-17 Network Analysis Fundamentals: Part 1

 

March 17, 2020
Author:
Professor Vernon Gayle, Roxanne Connelly, Christopher Playford
March 16, 2020
Author:
Aniket Kesari

Join Zoom Meeting: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/170682478, Meeting ID: 170 682 478

Google Doc: 2020-03-16 Python Fundamentals: Part 3

March 13, 2020
Author:
Juliet Flores Wilson
March 12, 2020
Author:
Stacy Reardon, Rachael Samberg
March 11, 2020
Author:
Adam G. Anderson, Stacy Reardon

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 h

March 11, 2020
Author:
Véronique Irwin, Hero Ashman

Join Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/364652118, Meeting ID: 364 652 118

March 11, 2020
Author:
Aniket Kesari
March 9, 2020
Author:
Aniket Kesari

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 6, 2020

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.

March 6, 2020
Author:
Juliet Flores Wilson

This two-part series will focus on how to set up database-like structures, navigate them, create models and build various types of reports in Microsoft Excel. By the end of this series, participants will be able to sort and look for information within large datasets, use character-based functions, pivot tables, and build basic financial models.

March 5, 2020
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. 

 

Workshop: Tableau Bootcamp
March 5, 2020
Author:
Kari Peterson, Juliet Bonczkowski

Add data visualization to your communication toolbox without learning to code. Tableau cuts down the time you need to spend creating visualizations through an intuitive graphical user interface. Learn the basics in this hands-on workshop.

  • No prerequisites

March 3, 2020
Author:
Michael Sholinbeck

Participants in this workshop will learn about some of the issues surrounding the collection of health statistics, and will also learn about authoritative sources of health statistics and data. We will look at tools that let you create custom tables of vital statistics (birth, death, etc.), disease statistics, health behavior statistics, and more. The focus will be on U.S.

March 3, 2020
Author:
Ann Glusker

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.

March 2, 2020
Author:
Drew Hart

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.

February 27, 2020
Author:
Isabelle Cohen, Maura Lievano

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

Workshop: Weighting Data
February 27, 2020
Author:
Thomas L. Piazza

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

February 26, 2020
Author:
Adam G. Anderson, Stacy Reardon

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 h

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