Author Archives: Kristin Bott

Tales + tips from the (data) trenches

Welcome to the third week of spring term, where schedules start feeling familiar and you may be looking ahead toward spring break, rather than over your shoulder at the last snowstorm. This semester, the Data@Reed team will bring you a series … finish reading Tales + tips from the (data) trenches

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Data analysis using Stata

Join me this morning for an hour-long introduction to using Stata. You’ll find slides, notes, data, a do file, and additional challenge exercises here (Reed login required). You can work your way through the do file to get a sense … finish reading Data analysis using Stata

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Mapping for everyone [Paideia workshop]

Join me in ETC 205 for a workshop on maps and mapping. Below find some tutorials / exercises and data for your perusal. Feel free to contact me with questions. Social explorer : instructions | website Adding x/y data in ArcGIS : instructions … finish reading Mapping for everyone [Paideia workshop]

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Data-related Paideia offerings

UPDATED with schedule adjustments for weather delays The 2017 Paideia schedule is out; here we’ve highlighted a handful of data-related offerings including sessions on mapping, data visualization, and digital humanities as well as working with Stata, R, and multimedia materials.

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On research questions and process

Making the jump from a research question to a method for answering that question can be complicated. Head over to Teaching and Learning with Technology at Reed to read my recent post: Translating research from question to query. First few lines … finish reading On research questions and process

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Paideia workshop: Data analysis using Stata

Join me this afternoon, 1/21 from 1-2pm, in ETC 211 for a workshop focusing on using Stata for data analysis. Here are materials (Reed login required) for the workshop, including data, slides, and a “do file” with all the code we’ll … finish reading Paideia workshop: Data analysis using Stata

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Mapping workshop: Paideia edition

Join me in ETC 205 this afternoon from 1-2pm for a workshop on maps and mapping, working with some publicly-available local data via Metro/RLIS. Below are some datasets for locally-relevant mapping. Take a look through the data and choose datasets … finish reading Mapping workshop: Paideia edition

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GIS workshop : Paideia edition

This afternoon (1/19, 1pm) I am leading a workshop on spatial analysis, and spatial thinking in ETC 205; materials below. (The brief exercise below is the same walk-through, but written up separately for ArcGIS and QGIS.) [slides from presentation]

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Workshop: mapping

On October 7th, I will present the penultimate workshop in the Data @ Reed workshop series for Fall 2015. I am leading a workshop on maps, mapping, spatial analysis, and spatial thinking; materials below.

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Workshop: Introduction to Stata

From 4-5pm on Wednesday, 9/16/2015 I’ll be leading an Introduction to Stata in ETC 211. Come join us! Materials for the workshop are here. Download the zipped file to your desktop, unzip it, and change your working directory to that file … finish reading Workshop: Introduction to Stata

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