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Courses - Summer 2019
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Introduction to Real World Data Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of BSOS-Joint Program in Survey Methodology department.
Data is omnipresent in the contemporary world coming in different shapes and sized: from survey data to found data. In order to make use of such data through analysis it is necessary first to import and clean it. This is often one of the most time consuming and difficult parts of data analysis. In this course you will learn both the conceptual steps needed in preparing data for analysis as well as the practical skills to do this. The course will cover all the essential skills needed to prepare data be it survey data, administrative data or found data.
Introduction to Python and SQL
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: Background knowledge in programming in Python and SQL structures.
Basics of Python and SQL for data analysis.Students will explore real publicly-available datasets, using the data analysis toolsin Python to create summaries and generate visualizations. Students will learn thebasics of database management and organization, as well as learn how to code inSQL and work with PostgreSQL databases. By the end of the class, students shouldunderstand how to read in data from CSV files or from the internet and becomfortable using either SQL or Python to aggregate, summarize, describe, andvisualize these datasets.
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Special Topics in Survey Methodology
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Special Topics in Survey Methodology; Survey Design and Implementation in International Contexts
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Special Topics in Survey Methodology; Review of Statistical Concepts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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