Workshop: Data Analysis with R

RStudio-Ball From 4:00 – 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, I’ll be leading a workshop in ETC 211.  The title of the workshop is “Data Analysis with R.”  All are welcome! Continue reading

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Workshop: Introduction to Stata

stata_workshop-300x291From 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 to follow along during the workshop. (Within Stata, File > Change Working Directory)

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Fall 2015 Research Skills Workshops Series

Join the Data@Reed team for a five-week series to build your data skills and research skills. All workshops are Wednesday afternoons, 4-5pm, in the ETC. Full details + schedule below. Continue reading

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iASSIST Annual Conference 2015

This past week, I attended the 2015 annual conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology (IASSIST), hosted by the Minnesota Population Center, the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, and the University of Minnesota Libraries. Data producers, analysts, curators, librarians, and instructional technologists were in attendance, and there were a wide variety of sessions related many aspects of social science data.

During the sessions I attended, I learned of several interesting projects I’d like to share.

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What we’re reading: Finals week edition

Mid-May in Portland – skies are grey and tempermental, and all of campus is feeling the effects of nine months of academic rigor. Take a break from your usual with these links and questions: Continue reading

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What we’re reading: week of April 27th

I see more and more laurels around campus (a sign that a senior has handed in their approved thesis draft), as well as small smiles on the face of non-seniors as classes wrap up. You’re almost there, folks! Here are some data-reads for you: Continue reading

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What we’re reading: week of April 13th

The end of the term is nigh – hang in there! Here are a few data-relevant headlines that caught my eye this week. Continue reading

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What we’re reading: week of April 6th

We’re in the middle of Spring weather, thesis and term project deadlines loom large, and it’s Friday — but there’s still some time to read about data! Here are some links to look over this weekend as you (hopefully) take a break and drink your morning coffee.

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What we’re reading: week of March 30th

Welcome back from spring break, all — hope that the thesis drafts and term projects are sailing along well. Here’s some data news to give you a break from your discipline-focused reading:

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What we’re reading: Week of March 2nd

As the term continues onward (spring break approaches, hang in there!), some recent data-related links for your moments-away-from work:

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