 Introduction to Data Analysis

Introduction to Data Analysis  Part 1

Exercise: Introduction to Data Analysis

Introduction to Data Analysis  Part 2

Quiz: Introduction to Data Analysis
 Identifying the Problem

Identifying the Problem  Part 1

Exercise: Identifying the Problem

Identifying the Problem  Part 2

Quiz: Identifying the Problem
 Exploring the Problem

Exploring the Problem

Quiz: Exploring the Problem
 Refining the Problem

Refining the Problem  Part 1

Exercise: Refining the Problem

Refining the Problem  Part 2

Quiz: Refining the Problem
 Finding the Data

Finding Data  Part 1

Exercise: Finding the Data

Finding Data  Part 2

Quiz: Finding the Data
 Bias, Opinions, and Assumptions

Bias, Opinions, and Assumptions

Quiz: Bias, Opinions, and Assumptions
 Downloading and Manipulating Data

Downloading and Manipulating Data

Quiz: Downloading and Manipulating Data
 Descriptive Statistics

Descriptive Statistics  Part 1

Walkthrough: Descriptive Statistics Introduction

Descriptive Statistics  Part 2

Walkthrough: Distribution

Descriptive Statistics  Part 3

Walkthrough: Central Tendencies

Descriptive Statistics  Part 4

Walkthrough: Standard Deviation

Descriptive Statistics  Part 5

Quiz: Descriptive Statistics

Exercise: Descriptive Statistics
 Conclusion

Conclusion

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Introduction to Data Analysis for Government
Data has exploded in the last few years, but educational resources for government information workers to take advantage of that data to improve program outcomes hasn't kept up. This first course in the series Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government focuses on the key components of setting up and executing a data analysis project.
Duration: ~2 hours
Instructors
Oliver Wise, Digital Government Principal
What You'll Learn in this Course
 How to frame a data analysis project
 The power of simple descriptive statistics to guide decision making
 Examples of data being effectively used in the public sector
 Methods to download, evaluate, clean, and analyze data using Excel
 How you can be influenced by biases, and can unintentionally introduce them into your analysis
 The difference between structured, machinereadable data and unstructured, humanreadable data
Earn a Government Data Analysis Certificate
Earn the Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government certificate upon completion of this selfpaced training course along with the 3 others in the series.
You can also add it directly to your LinkedIn profile in a just a few clicks
Additional Learning Resources
 Other courses in the Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government series
 3 Keys to Effective Learning and Development Programs