Current Workshops

Fall 2018 Schedule


September

Introduction to LaTeX Part 1: LaTeX Basics

  • September 14, 12-2 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Nina McMurry

Workshop slides here 

Introduction to LaTeX Part 2: Beamer Presentations, BiBTeX Referencing and R Integration with LaTeX

  • September 21, 12-2 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Minh Trinh

Workshop slides here 


October

Introduction to Python and Web Scraping

  • October 5, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Andrew Halterman

Github materials here 

Write, Collaborate, and Publish More Efficiently with Overleaf Pro+

  • October 12, 12-2 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Christine Malinowski (MIT Libraries)

Workshop slides here

The Tidyverse and Grammars of Data Manipulation in R

  • October 19, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Elissa Berwick

Workshop slides here


November

Using the PML High-Performance Computing System (xvii)

  • November 16, 3:30 - 5:30, Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Adam Rauh

Workshop slides here

Using GitHub for Version Control and Collaboration

  • November 30, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Tugba Bozcaga 

Workshop slides here

 

Spring 2019 Schedule


March

Automated Text Analysis for Political Science

  • March 14, 12-2 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Andy Halterman

Workshop slides here 

Rcpp and Optimizing R

  • March 22, 12-2 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Adam Rauh

Workshop slides here


April

Introduction to SQL

  • April 11, 12-2 p.m., Millikan Room
  • Instructor: Jacob Coblentz

Workshop slides here 


May

Special Session: Roundtable on Practical Advice for Face-to-Face Survey Data Collection 

  • May 3, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Pye Room (E40-496) 
  • Organizer: Phil Martin 
  • Panelists: Ben Morse, Blair Read, & Andrew Miller 

Workshop slides here 

Introduction to GIS Part 1: GIS Basics with ArcGIS  

  • May 10, 12-2 p.m., MIT GIS Data Lab at the Rosch Library (7-238) 
  • Instructors: Jesse Clark & Daniel Sheehan (MIT GIS Data Lab) 

Introduction to GIS Part 2: Visualization and Analysis in R  

  • May 21, 3-5 p.m., E53-485 
  • Instructors: Tuğba Bozçağa & Nina McMurry

 Workshop slides & materials here