This workshop will introduce researchers to the basics of NVivo 11 Pro for Mac, a qualitative data analysis software. Participants will learn strategies for analyzing text-based data in NVivo, such as transcribed interviews and focus groups, documents, and literature. Topics will include how to import data, create nodes and code, tips for formatting transcriptions, and basic queries and visualizations. Although Windows users are welcome to attend, this workshop will not address using NVivo in the Windows environment. Registration required; please click the "more event information" button below to access the registration form.
A gentle introduction to the basics of R using RStudio. Learn about managing your R projects, data types, variable assignments, data structures, and packages such as tidyverse (dplyR) and ggvis.Attendees will be registered for the opportunity of supplementing this workshop with free academic access to DataCamp's Introduction to R course.
Data visualization is an increasingly important skill for researchers in all disciplines, but design skills are seldom taught explicitly. This talk will focus on a few basic design principles than can help you improve your visualizations, regardless of your discipline or choice of software. We will cover effective design choices for visualization and how to get started when visualizing your data.This workshop does not require computers and is designed for beginners to data visualization.
Do you want to find out how geographic information (GIS) software can aid your research? This class will provide an overview of how ArcGIS Desktop software can help you analyze or visualize digital data that has a locational component, as well as discuss starting points for obtaining data. Examples will focus on social science data, but attendees are encouraged to ask questions regarding their own needs and will be welcome to make one-on-one appointments later for more focused instruction.
This workshop introduces data management practices to consider throughout the research lifecycle: planning, organization, documentation, storage and backup, sharing, citation, and preservation. The workshop will offer an overview of general recommendations that are relevant across disciplines and will point attendees to additional resources at Duke and beyond.
Tableau Public (available for both Windows and Mac) is free software that allows individuals to quickly and easily explore their data with a wide variety of visual representations, as well as create interactive web-based visualization dashboards. This workshop will focus on using Tableau Public to create data visualizations, starting with an overview of how the program thinks about data, common data manipulation and loading, and the terminology used. Activities will include a sample data visualization and mapping project, which will give people hands-on experience using Tableau's basic chart types and dashboard creation tools. We will also discuss publishing to the Tableau Public web server and related services and tools, like the full Tableau Desktop application (free for full-time students).