Paideia R Workshop: The Brand New RMarkdown Senior Thesis Template!

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On 1/19 from 11am-12pm in Vollum 110, I led a workshop on a new way to create a reproducible senior thesis.  I’ve put together a template for senior theses using RMarkdown. RMarkdown allows for the use of simple text editing commands and also interfaces with LaTeX without all of the overhead of actually typing a LaTeX document. I’ll demo the template and also show how to easily add your data analysis and output into your thesis using R. Continue reading

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Paideia workshop: Data analysis using Stata

stata_workshop-300x291Join 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 be using. Continue reading

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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 that interest you. Click on the link and choose “download” (under Shapefile) to access the file. Continue reading

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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] Continue reading

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Workshop: Reproducible Research

Miracle+Occurs+Image From 4:00 – 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, I’ll be leading a workshop in ETC 211.  The title of the workshop is “Reproducible Research.”  All are welcome!

The slides are available here.  You’ll have a chance during the workshop to try some problems and work more with using R Markdown to produce reproducible reports.  In addition, I will be giving a sneak preview of an R Markdown template for use on Senior Theses projects.

 

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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. Continue reading

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Workshop: Data Visualization using R

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From 4:00 – 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, I’ll be leading a workshop in ETC 211.  The title of the workshop is “Data Visualization using R.”  All are welcome!

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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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