Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSSCR Winter 2020 Workshops

Posted: 2/18/2020 (Local Events)

The UW Center for Social Science Computation and Research has many workshops to offer this quarter! Here is the listing:

Introduction to Qualitative Research using Atlas.ti

Description: This workshop provides a brief, practical introduction to working in ATLAS.ti, covering basic terminology and functionality of the program. This will include importing text documents, coding and annotating documents, and exploring relationships through analysis and query tools. Time permitting we may also discuss best practices for data management. The course assumes no familiarity with Atlas.ti.

Instructor: Riddhi Mehta-Neugebauer, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Place: Savery 121

Register here.

 

Data Manipulation/Data “Wrangling” in R

Description: This workshop will cover some of R’s useful tools for data management and exploration. Most of class will be devoted to learning Hadley Wickham’s excellent “tidyr” and “dplyr” packages. Attendees are assumed to have basic familiarity with R/Rstudio.

Instructor: Charles Lanfear, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Place: Savery 117

Register here.

 

Basic Graphics in R

Description: This course introduces students to ways of producing effect graphs in R.  Topics covered will include basic plotting functions (e.g. histograms, scatter plots), production of multi-panel graphs, and various means of exporting graphs to other presentation packages.

Instructor: Yunkang Yang, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Time: 8:30am – 9:30am

Place:  Savery 117

Register here.

 

Introduction to R using R Studio

Description: This class will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The course will cover the basic organization of R and RStudio, where to find good help references, and how to begin a basic analysis. This class is ideal for users who have little or no experience with R.

Instructor: Youngwon Kim, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Place: Savery 117

Register here.

 

Introduction to Python

Description: This class will provide you the basics of PYTHON for both gathering data from public sources and providing analyses.

Instructor: Mike Babb, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Time: 9:30am – 10:30am

Place: Savery 117

Register here.

 

Introduction to SPSS

Description: This courses introduces the SPSS statistical package including reading in datafiles as well as basic data management and introductory statistical procedures. Additional topics include computing and recoding variables and selecting and filtering cases.

Instructor: Amelia Patrice, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Place: Savery 121

Register here.

 

Introduction to R using Rstudio

Description: This class will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The course will cover the basic organization of R and RStudio, where to find good help references, and how to begin a basic analysis. This class is ideal for users who have little or no experience with R.

Instructor: Jasmine Jiang, CSSCR Consultant

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020

Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Place: Savery 121

Register here.

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