October Short Courses
R Open Labs
October 5, 12, 26 | 2:00-3:30pm | Davis Library Room 3010
R Open labs are (mostly) unstructured workshops designed to help you learn R. Each week, brief instruction will be provided, followed by time to practice, work together, ask questions and get help. Participants can join the lab any time during the session and are welcome to work on unrelated projects. For more information, visit https://ropenlabs.web.unc.edu. R Open Labs is a collaboration between the UNC Chapel Hill Libraries Research Hub and the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science.
QGIS and GRASS Open Source GIS with Professor Scott Madry
October 2, 4, 6 | 10:00am-4:00pm | Davis Library Room 219
This is a three-part course which will provide a general overview of the use and benefits of Open Source GIS, specifically QGIS and GRASS GIS. Click here for more information.
MAXQDA for Windows Hands-on Workshop with Paul Mihas
October 3 | 2:00-4:00pm | Davis Library Room 3010
This course will cover the capabilities of MAXQDA, a software program that supports qualitative data analysis and helps users systematically code, evaluate, and interpret texts. Click here for more information.
October 4 | 1:00-2:00pm | Davis Library Room 219
This workshop will highlight ArcGIS Online, an easy-to-use web mapping and analysis tool. Click here for more information.
Stata with Cathy Zimmer
October 9, 11, 13 | 3:30-5:00pm | Davis Library Room 219
This is a 3-part short course will offer an introduction and overview of using the statistical software Stata. Click here for more information.
Nonresponse from the Total Survey Error Perspective: An Overview
October 12 | 9:00am-1:00pm | Davis Library Room 219
Structured around these four pillars, the course presents the best methods and lessons learned for dealing with nonresponse in survey, data collection, data analysis and evaluation. Click here for more information.
NVivo Hands-on Workshop (Part 1)
October 17 | 2:00-4:00pm | Davis Library Room 3010
This session will allow participants to work through a textual document in the PC version of NVivo, a software program for coding textual data such as interviews, focus groups, and field notes. Click here for more information.
SPSS with Cathy Zimmer
October 23, 25, 27 | 3:30-5:00pm | Davis Library Room 219
This three-part course will offer an introduction to SPSS and will demonstrate how to work with data saved in SPSS format. Click here for more information.
October 25 | 11:00am-12:30pm | Davis Library Room 247
This ResearchHub course provides an introduction to Tableau, a user-friendly software application used to create static or interactive visualizations and dashboards. Click here for more information.
Issues in the Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data
October 26 | 9:00am-4:30pm | Davis Library Room 219
This course will provide participants with an introductory overview of issues frequently encountered when conducting secondary computer analyses of data collected from sample surveys with complex multi-stage designs, including design-based weight determination, software choice, and proper analysis methods. Click here for more information.