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Advanced Data Checking, Cleaning, and Tidying

Advanced Data Checking, Cleaning, and Tidying

This course covers a range of skills required for survey data preparation.  It builds on introductory material covered in our "Survey Analysis Foundations" and "Beginners Guide to Data Checking and Cleaning" courses.  By the end of his course ... 

  • you will know how to identify opportunities tidy and transform variables, or create new variables from existing ones
  • know how to perform these tasks
  • and gain exposure to some automated methods for variable transformation and creation (that you might use for ongoing work, like tracking studies.

You can then sit the exam and get certified!

You can then build on this knowledge and skill set via The Data Story Guide and future courses.

Limited-time offer! Enroll now for free before we add a nominal fee.

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Advanced Tracking (Longitudinal) Research

Advanced Tracking (Longitudinal) Research

If you're already familiar with the basics of tracking and want to push your skills further, this course is for you!

By the end of the course, you will know a range of techniques and how to apply them ...

  • Advanced statistical testing on trend data to identify changes
  • Tracking-ready analyses, like small multiple visualizations and splines.
  • Accounting for seasonality in trend data
  • When and how to weighting by key measures (e.g., volumetric)
  • Automated data quality checks and data updates
  • How to work out if changes in key results were due to changes within sub-groups or changes in sub-group size
  • Analysis frameworks (to add value and keep your audience engaged)

It's a logical extension to our Beginners Guide to Tracking Research course. 


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Beginners Guide to Checking, Cleaning and Tidying Data

Beginners Guide to Checking, Cleaning and Tidying Data

This course covers a range of skills required for survey data preparation.  It builds on introductory material covered in our "Survey Analysis Foundations" course.  By the end of his course ... 

  • you will have a structured set of steps for checking and cleaning survey data
  • be able to practice them with real data
  • and gain exposure to some methods for tidying and transforming variables

You can then build on this knowledge and skill set via The Data Story Guide and our companion course for this learning path, Advanced Data Checking, Cleaning, and Tidying.

At the end of the learning path, you can sit the exam and get certified!

Limited-time offer! Enroll now for free before we add a nominal fee.

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Beginners Guide to Tracking (Longitudinal) Research

Beginners Guide to Tracking (Longitudinal) Research

If you're new to tracking analysis and reporting or want to brush up on your basic skills, this course is for you!

By the end of the course, you will know the basics of ...

  • Getting your data files in the best format for tracking
  • Merging data files (for example, from wave to wave)
  • Weighting specifics for tracking data
  • Statistical testing on time-series data
  • Data visualization for trackers
  • And being smart about analysis and report building (so they are easy to update)

Upon completion, you can then consider taking our course on Advanced Tracking(Longitudinal) Research.


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Survey Analysis Foundations

Survey Analysis Foundations

This course covers the foundation skills required for survey data analysis.  By the end of it, you will know the basics of how to:

  • specify a data file that is best suited to survey research
  • check, clean, and tidy data
  • analyze with tables and crosstabs, and 
  • structure the analysis so it tells a story.   

You can also sit the exam and get certified! 

The Survey Analysis Foundations course is open to anyone and is free!  You can then build on these foundation skills with our growing intermediate and advanced courses library.

This course, being an entry point into the Academy, is free.

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