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February 2021

beginR: An Introduction to R (Online)

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 23, 2021

Online NC United States

Learning R on your own? Want some help along the way? beginR is a series of virtual meetings organized by the University Libraries and the Odum Institute that provides support to students, faculty and staff who are learning the R programming language. The first week, the instructors will introduce attendees to R, help them install the software, and share the materials that will be covered in subsequent meetings. In the following weeks, beginR attendees will learn R by following the…

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March 2021

Design and Analysis of Social Experiments (ONLINE)

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online NC United States

This course will present the conceptual underpinnings of treatment effect estimation under random assignment and complement those underpinnings with a discussion of frequently encountered challenges in the context of social experimentation. Design, sampling, and analysis issues under random assignment will be addressed followed by a brief introduction to propensity score methods as a quasi-experimental option when random assignment is not feasible. Instructor: Kirsten Kainz Kirsten Kainz, PhD, is a fellow at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and research…

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beginR: An Introduction to R (Online)

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 23, 2021

Online NC United States

Learning R on your own? Want some help along the way? beginR is a series of virtual meetings organized by the University Libraries and the Odum Institute that provides support to students, faculty and staff who are learning the R programming language. The first week, the instructors will introduce attendees to R, help them install the software, and share the materials that will be covered in subsequent meetings. In the following weeks, beginR attendees will learn R by following the…

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beginR: An Introduction to R (Online)

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 23, 2021

Online NC United States

Learning R on your own? Want some help along the way? beginR is a series of virtual meetings organized by the University Libraries and the Odum Institute that provides support to students, faculty and staff who are learning the R programming language. The first week, the instructors will introduce attendees to R, help them install the software, and share the materials that will be covered in subsequent meetings. In the following weeks, beginR attendees will learn R by following the…

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beginR: An Introduction to R (Online)

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 23, 2021

Online NC United States

Learning R on your own? Want some help along the way? beginR is a series of virtual meetings organized by the University Libraries and the Odum Institute that provides support to students, faculty and staff who are learning the R programming language. The first week, the instructors will introduce attendees to R, help them install the software, and share the materials that will be covered in subsequent meetings. In the following weeks, beginR attendees will learn R by following the…

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beginR: An Introduction to R (Online)

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 23, 2021

Online NC United States

Learning R on your own? Want some help along the way? beginR is a series of virtual meetings organized by the University Libraries and the Odum Institute that provides support to students, faculty and staff who are learning the R programming language. The first week, the instructors will introduce attendees to R, help them install the software, and share the materials that will be covered in subsequent meetings. In the following weeks, beginR attendees will learn R by following the…

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April 2021

Setting the Stage for Your Research: Conducting a Literature Review (Online)

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online NC United States

Literature reviews play multiple roles at multiple stages in scholarly work. A review establishes the foundation of a project and can support the construction of hypotheses and selection of methods. It should also outline a project’s scholarly contribution and help contextualize findings. A systematic review seeks to answer a focused research question using a search strategy spanning relevant databases. This on-line course is divided into two sections. The first section will summarize the goals of a literature or systematic review…

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Working with Messy Data (Online)

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. -Summary: When working with data, one thing is fairly certain: data is rarely in an optimal format. A misplaced space here, or an extra comma there, can mean the difference between two clicks and two hours of work. In this course, we will work with ways to isolate, extract, and transform data from webpages, text files, and published datasets using Python and Pandas. This class will also introduce regular expressions, a language…

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