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SAS LanguageData AnalysisPython ProgrammingData Management

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44%

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Approx. 12 hours to complete
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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Selecting a research question

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 31 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Video Lesson - Steps in data analysis7m
Video Lesson - What do we mean by data?4m
Video Lesson - Datasets and codebooks7m
Video Lesson - Developing a research question5m
5 readings
Course codebooks10m
Course Data Sets10m
Getting Set Up for the Assignments10m
Tumblr Instructions10m
Troubleshooting Your Tumblr Assignment Blog Link10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Writing your first program - SAS or Python

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 59 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
SAS Lesson 2 - SAS coding conventions8m
SAS Lesson 3 - Running your program and examining frequency distribution9m
SAS Lesson 4 - Refining your research question by selecting rows5m
Python Lesson 1 - Defining Exploratory Data Analysis3m
Python Lesson 2 - Python Coding Conventions8m
Python Lesson 3 - Running your program and examining frequency distributions12m
Python Lesson 4 - Refining your research question by selecting rows7m
7 readings
Choosing SAS or Python10m
Getting Started with SAS10m
Getting Started with Python10m
Codebook for Video Examples10m
Program for Video Examples10m
Uploading Your Own Data to SAS10m
Assignment Sample10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Managing Data

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 45 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
SAS Lesson 2 - Coding in valid data and recoding values2m
SAS Lesson 3 - Creating secondary variables7m
SAS Lesson 4 - Grouping variables within individual variables2m
Python Lesson 1 - Setting aside missing data7m
Python Lesson 2 - Coding valid data and recoding values6m
Python Lesson 3 - Creating secondary variables8m
Python Lesson 4 - Grouping values within individual variables3m
3 readings
Program for Video Examples10m
Codebook for Video Examples10m
Assignment Sample10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Visualizing Data

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 107 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
SAS Lesson 2 - Describing distributions visually7m
SAS Lesson 3 - Measures of center and spread11m
SAS Lesson 4 - Designing the role each of your variables will play5m
SAS Lesson 5 - Graphing decisions: categorical response variables13m
SAS Lesson 6 - Graphing decisions: quantitative response variable9m
Python Lesson 1 - Graphing individual variables6m
Python Lesson 2 - Describing distributions visually7m
Python Lesson 3 - Measures of Center and Spread11m
Python Lesson 4 - Designing the role each of your variables will play5m
Python Lesson 5 - Graphing Decisions: Categorical response variables14m
Python Lesson 6 - Graphing decisions: quantitative response variable9m
4 readings
Graphing Decisions Flowchart10m
Programs for Video Examples10m
Codebooks for Video Examples10m
Assignment Sample10m
1 hour to complete

Supplemental Materials (All Weeks)

1 hour to complete
3 readings
3 readings
How to Write a Literature Review10m
Translation Code10m
Acknowledgments10m

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