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When & Where
Date: 
Tue, October 14, 2014 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 
D-Lab: Convening Room (Barrows 356B)
Description
Type: 

This workshop will focus on becoming familiar with searching and downloading the data published by the US Census Bureau. This will include understanding the data format, Census region mapping, the different surveys used in the US Census, and statistical concept of sampling error in the American Community Survey. Finally, the lab will practice exporting, cleaning, and graphing this data (including population pyramids) using Excel tools.

Materials: 
Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Claudia von Vacano
Participant Technology Requirement: 
Microsoft Excel