University of Michigan
Survey Data Collection and Analytics Specialization
University of Michigan

Survey Data Collection and Analytics Specialization

Collect and analyze data, and communicate results. Learn to collect quality data and conduct insightful data analysis in six courses.

Mariel Leonard
Frederick Conrad, Ph.D.
James M Lepkowski

Instructors: Mariel Leonard

Specialization - 6 course series

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4.3

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
3 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Understand the basics of survey design, sampling methods, data collection and data analysis

  • Apply the skills learned to analyze and compare multiple data sources in a capstone project

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May 2024

Specialization - 6 course series

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4.3

(852 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
3 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 6 course series

Framework for Data Collection and Analysis

Course 19 hours4.2 (737 ratings)

What you'll learn

Data Collection: Online, Telephone and Face-to-face

Course 221 hours4.6 (329 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Appricate and compare the pros and cons of self-administered modes and interviews

  • Explore the emerging modes and data sources such as mobile web surveys and social media data

  • Understand the key concepts about survey data collection methods

Skills you'll gain

Category: Sampling (Statistics)
Category: Statistical Analysis

Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys

Course 316 hours4.5 (443 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the basic elements of designing and evaluating questionnaires

Sampling People, Networks and Records

Course 425 hours4.4 (100 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the value and risks sampling and randomization methods bring to scientific investigation

  • Differentiate different types of sampling methods and their applications

  • Explain the principles and techniques of probability sampling methods

Skills you'll gain

Category: Survey Design
Category: Data Collection

Dealing With Missing Data

Course 517 hours3.8 (130 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Survey Design

Combining and Analyzing Complex Data

Course 69 hours4.1 (58 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Collection
Category: Data Quality
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data Generating Process

Instructors

Mariel Leonard
University of Maryland, College Park
1 Course31,290 learners
Frederick Conrad, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
4 Courses44,952 learners
James M Lepkowski
University of Michigan
3 Courses12,409 learners

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