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Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization

This series of workshops is designed to help undergraduates learn python basics for data analysis, visualization, and create visualizations with Tableau. Developed from the Software Carpentry Curriculum, undergraduate Data Peers will lead workshops to introduce basic data manipulation and visualization with python. The final workshop will focus on creating visualizations using Tableau. Each workshop is designed to act as a starting point for learning concepts and will familiarize attendees with additional resources for getting help.  All workshops will begin on Berkeley Time at 10 minutes past the hour. 

Introduction to Python, NumPy and pandas and Creating Visualizations with Python are adapted from the Software Carpentries Curriculum under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0).


Introduction to Data Analysis with Python

Tuesday, January 19th: 2:00 - 3:00 PM 

Virtual over Zoom (details will be emailed following registration)

Instructors: Yash Wagh and Adrian Zhang 

Join your undergraduate Data Peer Consultants for an introduction to Python. This workshop will cover python fundamentals, creating functions, and more. The workshop is the first in the Spring 2021 series “Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization.” Instructors will lead hands-on exercises using Jupyter Notebooks. This workshop is best done with a laptop or desktop instead of a phone or tablet. Zoom and setup information will be emailed following registration.

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Introduction to NumPy and pandas

Thursday, January 21st: 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Virtual over Zoom (details will be emailed following registration)

Instructors: John Park and Simran Sachdev

 

This workshop will introduce the NumPy and pandas libraries for more advanced data manipulation by building arrays, matrices, and other functions. This is the second workshop in the Spring 2021 series “Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization.” Data Peer Consultants will lead attendees through hands-on exercises using Jupyter notebooks. This workshop is best done with a laptop or desktop instead of a phone or tablet. Zoom and setup information will be emailed following registration.

 

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Creating Visualizations with Python

Wednesday, January 27th: 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Virtual over Zoom (details will be emailed following registration)

Instructors: Teresa Du and Spencer Le

This workshop will introduce how to create basic data visualizations using Python and requires some knowledge of Python. This is the third workshop in the Spring 2021 series “Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization.” Data Peer Consultants will lead attendees through hands-on exercises using Jupyter notebooks. This workshop is best done with a laptop or desktop instead of a phone or tablet. Zoom and setup information will be emailed following registration.

 

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Thursday, January 28th: 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Virtual over Zoom (details will be emailed following registration) 

Instructors: Vincent Lao and Jillian Criscuolo

 

This workshop will introduce the basic features of the data visualization tool Tableau. Topics include navigating the Tableau interface, creating a dashboard, importing and working with data files, and creating and saving different types of visualizations.

Prior to attending the workshop, please download and install Tableau Desktop before the workshop via this link:

Zoom and setup information will be emailed following registration.

 

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