The Center for Social Science Computation and Research

Workshops Descriptions

CSSCR Short Workshops for Summer Quarter 2023

Introduction to R using R Studio

Description: This workshop will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The workshop 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: Anwesha Pan, CSSCR Consultant
  • Date: Tuesday,  July 18, 2023
  • Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Savery 117 (Big Lab)
  • Register here.

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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:  Victoria Sass, CSSCR Consultant
  • Date:  Wednesday, July 19, 2023
  • Time:  2:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Location: Savery 117 (Big Lab)
  • Register here.

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Introduction to Qualitative Analysis 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. The course assumes no familiarity with Atlas.ti

  • Instructor:  Baishakhi Basu, CSSCR Consultant
  • Date:  Thursday, July 20, 2023
  • Time:  2:30pm -3:30pm
  • Location: Savery 117 (Big Lab)
  • Register here.

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Introduction to R using R Studio

Description: This workshop will teach you how to get started with R using the free integrated development environment called Rstudio. The workshop 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: Steven Karceski, CSSCR Consultant
  • Date: Friday,  July 21, 2023
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Location: Savery 117 (Big Lab)
  • Register here.

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Basic Graphics and Data Visualization in R

Description:   This CSSCR workshop introduces students to ways of producing effect graphs and visualization 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.  A basic user level of R / RStudio is assumed.

  • Instructor: Zhaowen Guo, CSSCR Consultant
  • Date: Monday, July 24, 2023
  • Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Savery 117 (Big Lab)
  • Register here.

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Introduction to QGIS

Description:   This workshop will provide a basic overview of foundational concepts in Geographic Information Systems. Topics include data acquisition and management, geoprocessing tools, and simple cartographic displays. For this brief analysis we will be working exclusively with vector datasets.

  • Instructor:  Aya Masilela, CSSCR Consultant
  • Date:  Thursday, July 27, 2023
  • TIme:  1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location:  Savery 117 (Big Lab)
  • Register here.

 

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If you have questions or problems registering please send a note to CSSCR@uw.edu.