ACENET: Data Organization & Analysis for Humanities and Social Sciences

Tue, Jan 12, 2021 2:00pm - Thu, Jan 21, 2021 5:00pm

Status: Completed

Introductory workshop for organizing and analyzing research data using a variety of digital tools including: spreadsheets, OpenRefine and R.

No previous experience with digital tools or programming is required for this workshop. Though the examples used in the workshop will be specific to the field of Social Sciences, the techniques and principals covered are applicable to a wide variety of research areas.

Data Organization in Spreadsheets

Data Cleaning with OpenRefine + Github

Data Analysis and Visualization with R (part 1)

Data Analysis and Visualization with R (part 2)

This workshop is based on Data-Carpentry (DC) materials.

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all four as later sessions build on previous material. You need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages. 

This workshop will take place on:

Tuesday, January 12th - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Thursday, January 14th - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Tuesday, January 19th - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Thursday, January 21st - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Please see this link for Detailed Information.

Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail).