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February 2021

Issues in the Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data (Online)

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 17, 2021

Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. This online two-day (2/15 and 2/17) short course will provide participants with an introductory overview of issues frequently encountered when conducting secondary analyses of survey data collected from samples with complex multi-stage designs (e.g., PSID, NHANES, NHIS, HRS), including design-based inference, software tools, and proper analysis methods. The workshop is not intended for participants looking to design a survey, but rather for participants who have…

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Tableau II (ONLINE)

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online NC United States

This workshop continues to explore methods used in creating interactive visualizations and dashboards as introduced in Tableau I. Topics covered in the hands-on course will include: merging data sources, groups and sets, advanced maps and interactive menus, dashboard actions, and more! This workshop is offered by the University Libraries. This session requires you to have access to Tableau. Please follow the instructions here to download and install Tableau. If you are unable to install the software, please contact Lorin Bruckner…

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SPSS (Online)

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - February 19 @ 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. This online 3-day (2/17, 2/18, 2/19) course will offer an introduction to SPSS and will demonstrate how to work with data saved in SPSS format. It will demonstrate how to work with SPSS syntax, how to create your own SPSS data files, and how to convert data in other formats to SPSS. it will also teach how to append and merge SPSS files, demonstrate basic…

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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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Working with Data in Excel Q&A (Asynchronous) – ONLINE

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

Want to work with data without the hassle of programming? Microsoft Excel is a great choice for your data processing needs. By using spreadsheets, formulas, and an array of specialized features, users can more easily organize, edit, and analyze their data. This workshop will cover some useful tools for effectively navigating, manipulating and summarizing data in Excel. Attendees will get started with Excel by following along with several hands-on instructional videos prior to the session. During the Using Data in…

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

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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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Introduction to Zotero (ONLINE)

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. Attend this session to learn how to manage your citations to make constructing your bibliography much easier. You’ll be able to import citations from research databases like Academic Search Premier or Scopus; create bibliographies for different projects; insert citations into papers; and produce a correctly formatted bibliography. This class is structured for new to beginning users. This workshop is offered by the University Libraries. Instructor:…

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Data Quality in Online Surveys: Design and Diagnostics (Online)

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. Online surveys now represent a large segment of the research on public attitudes and behaviors. There is widespread recognition that online surveys can be plagued by data quality issues, but there is considerable variation in the specific metrics of relevance depending on the particular online design. In this workshop we will cover metrics for evaluating common data quality issues and strategies for maximizing data quality…

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Logistic Regression (Online)

March 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online NC United States

This course will be offered via Zoom only. However, this course will not be recorded. This online short course provides an introduction to logistic regression. Model specification, identification, estimation, hypothesis-testing, and interpretation of results are covered. Software to estimate these models is discussed, but not demonstrated. This is not a course on software, but rather a course on the concepts and uses of logistic regression. For more information, please contact Cathy Zimmer.   Registration fees $20 deposit required to hold…

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