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April 2021

Python Crash Courses (ONLINE)

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 8, 2021

Online NC United States

This workshop series introduces basic concepts in the Python programming language, with an emphasis on working with tabular datasets. The first week will cover foundational Python concepts and best practices. In the following weeks, each session will be a demo of different tools for working with data in Python, such as Jupyter Notebook, pandas, and more! Python Crash Courses will be held every Thursday from 1-2pm: March 18th March 25th April 1st April 8th This workshop is offered by University…

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Introduction to Focus Groups (Online)

April 7 @ 10:00 am - April 8 @ 2:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. Focus groups are commonly used to capture rich information about attitudes and beliefs. This class will prepare prospective students to organize and moderate focus groups. Students will learn the most appropriate uses of focus groups, how to segment and recruit audiences, how to develop a moderator’s guide, and how to moderate focus groups. The class will be supplemented with real-life examples and hands-on exercises. This…

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Python Crash Courses (ONLINE)

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 8, 2021

Online NC United States

This workshop series introduces basic concepts in the Python programming language, with an emphasis on working with tabular datasets. The first week will cover foundational Python concepts and best practices. In the following weeks, each session will be a demo of different tools for working with data in Python, such as Jupyter Notebook, pandas, and more! Python Crash Courses will be held every Thursday from 1-2pm: March 18th March 25th April 1st April 8th This workshop is offered by University…

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

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

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. 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…

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Stata (Online)

April 14 @ 3:30 pm - April 16 @ 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. This is an online 3-part short course (held over three afternoons - 4/14, 4/15, 4/16). Stata part 1 will offer an introduction to Stata basics. Part 2 will teach entering data in Stata, working with Stata do files, and will show how to append, sort, and merge data sets. Part 3 will cover how to perform basic statistical procedures and regression models in Stata. Registration…

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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. However, this course will not be recorded. -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…

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September 2021

Introduction to Focus Groups (Online)

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - September 16 @ 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. Focus groups are commonly used to capture rich information about attitudes and beliefs. This class will prepare prospective students to organize and moderate focus groups. Students will learn the most appropriate uses of focus groups, how to segment and recruit audiences, how to develop a moderator’s guide, and how to moderate focus groups. The class will be supplemented with real-life examples and hands-on exercises. This…

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Identifying and Correcting Errors in Big Data (Online)

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. While Big Data offers a potentially less expensive, less burdensome, and more timely alternative to survey data for producing a variety of statistics, it is not without error. But, the construction of, access to, and overall data structure of Big Data make it difficult to know where to start looking for errors and even more difficult to account or correct for them. In this course,…

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October 2021

Writing Questions and Visual Design of Surveys (Online)

October 28 @ 9:00 am - October 29 @ 1:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. This course focuses on best practices for writing questions and visual design for surveys, with a focus on holistic designs in which question wording and visual design work together to produce good measurement. It draws on the empirical literature to provide practical guidelines for questionnaire design and considers mixed-mode and mixed-device surveys. The course will include PowerPoint slides and whole group and small group discussion.…

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November 2021

Data Collection Using Mobile Phones in Developing Countries: New Approaches with SMS, IVR, Web, and CATI (Online)

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. The rapid growth of mobile phones in developing countries opens up new possibilities for data collection. Short message service (SMS), interactive voice response (IVR), online surveys (web) and computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) can produce data faster and less expensively than face-to-face surveys. This course will introduce students to the design and implementation of SMS, IVR, Web, and CATI surveys in low- and middle-income countries. In…

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