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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/survey-programming-qualtrics
SUMMARY:Survey Programming in Qualtrics
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nLearn how to use Qualtrics to create and launch a s
urvey. The goal of\nthis workshop is to provide an overview of the whole p
rocess along\nwith some hands-on exercises. The workshop will start with i
nstruction\non how to build a survey\, then will cover getting it ready fo
r the\nfield\, and finish with showing users how to distribute\, monitor\,
and\nextract their data.\n\nRegistration is free to all students\, facult
y and staff at the\nUniversity of Waterloo.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20240214T093000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-exploratory-data-analysis-r
SUMMARY:Introduction to Exploratory Data Analysis with R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nIn this workshop\, participants will learn to perfo
rm analysis using an\napproach that identifies general patterns in the dat
a.\n\nRegistration is free to all students\, faculty and staff at the\nUni
versity of Waterloo.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20240228T090000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/how-guide-developing-survey-questionnaires
SUMMARY:The How-To Guide for Developing Survey Questionnaires
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nIn this one-day workshop\, drawing on Dr. Sarah Wil
kins-Laflamme’s 10\nyears of experience running national and internation
al surveys\, we\nwill review the key steps in developing high-quality surv
ey questions\nand questionnaires along with tips for achieving precise\, r
elevant and\naccessible measures when collecting survey data via smartphon
e\,\ntablet\, computer\, in-person interview\, telephone interview\, and\n
mail. \n\nThe workshop will be held in DC 1568. Registration is free for
all\nstudents\, faculty and staff at the University of Waterloo.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20180622T133000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-regression-analysis-r
SUMMARY:Introduction to Regression Analysis with R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nThis workshop will provide participants with an int
roduction to simple\nand multiple linear regression. Topics covered in thi
s workshop\ninclude the regression models\, model assumptions\, interpreta
tion of\ncoefficients\, significance testing\, interactions between variab
les and\nthe use and interpretation of dummy variables. Model checking met
hods\nsuch as residual plots and collinearity diagnostics will also be\nco
vered. Several methods for model selection will be included.\n\nRegistrati
on is free and open to all University of Waterloo faculty\,\nstaff and gr
aduate students.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20180713T130000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-poisson-regression-r
SUMMARY:Introduction to Poisson Regression with R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nThis workshop will provide participants with an int
roduction to\nPoisson regression used to model counts observed in a period
of time.\nTopics covered in this workshop includes the Poisson regression
model\,\nmodel assumptions\, interpretation of coefficients\, significanc
e\ntesting\, interactions between variables and the use and interpretation
\nof dummy variables. Model checking methods such as residual plots and\ng
oodness-of-fit tests will also be covered. Several methods for model\nsele
ction will be included.\n\nRegistration is free and open to all Universit
y of Waterloo faculty\,\nstaff and graduate students.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20180817T130000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-logistic-regression-r
SUMMARY:Introduction to Logistic Regression with R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nThis workshop will show participants how to estimat
e and make\ninferences about a binary response probability and related qua
ntities\nthrough logistic regression. Topics covered in this workshop incl
udes\nthe logistic regression model\, model assumptions\, interpretation o
f\ncoefficients\, significance testing\, interactions between variables an
d\nthe use and interpretation of dummy variables. Model checking methods\n
such as residual plots and goodness-of-fit tests will also be covered.\nSe
veral methods for model selection will be included.\n\nRegistration is fr
ee and open to all University of Waterloo faculty\,\nstaff and graduate st
udents.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20180926T130000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-r-1
SUMMARY:Introduction to R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nIn this introduction to R workshop\, participants w
ill be taught the\nbasics of this open source language. Topics covered in
this workshop\nincludes:\n\n* Help tools\n * Importing / exporting data\n
* Data management\n * Descriptive and exploratory statistics\n * Graphics\
n * Common statistical analyses\n\nRegistration is free and open to all U
niversity of Waterloo faculty\,\nstaff\, graduate and undergraduate studen
ts. No programming experience\nis assumed\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20181031T130000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-feature-selection
SUMMARY:An introduction to feature selection
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nFeature selection is the process of selecting a sub
set of relevant\nfeatures (commonly known as predictors or independent var
iables) for\nmodel construction. Performing feature selection allows resea
rchers to\nidentify irrelevant data\, improve the interpretation and incre
ase\npredictive accuracy of learned models. A feature selection algorithm\
ncan be seen as the combination of a search technique for proposing new\nf
eature subsets\, along with an evaluation which scores the different\nfeat
ure subsets. The choice of evaluation measure heavily influences\nthe algo
rithm. There are three main categories of feature selection\nalgorithms: w
rappers\, filters and embedded methods. In this seminar\,\nwe will introdu
ce some basic feature selection methods such as\nscore-based feature ranki
ng\, stepwise subset selection and LASSO\nregression.\n\nRegistration is
free and open to all University of Waterloo faculty\,\nstaff\, graduate an
d undergraduate students. The primary software we\nwill discussed in this
seminar is RStudio. There is no hands-on work\nin this seminar.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20181128T130000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/analyzing-ordinal-data-r
SUMMARY:Analyzing ordinal data with R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nMany categorical response variables have a natural
order to their\nlevels. We refer to them as ordinal variable (data). This
workshop\nwill show participants how to estimate and make inferences about
\nordinal data through the proportional odds model. Topics covered in\nthi
s workshop includes introducing the proportional odds model\,\ndiscussing
the model assumptions\, interpretation of coefficients\,\nsignificance tes
ting\, interactions between variables and the use and\ninterpretation of d
ummy variables. Model checking methods such as\nresidual plots and goodnes
s-of-fit tests will also be covered. Several\nmethods for model selection
will be included.\n\nRegistration is free and open to all University of W
aterloo faculty\,\nstaff\, graduate and undergraduate students. The primar
y software we\nwill discuss in this seminar is RStudio. There is no hands-
on work in\nthis seminar.\n
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DTSTART;TZID=America/Toronto:20230907T093000
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URL:https://uwaterloo.ca/statistical-consulting-survey-research-unit/events
/introduction-r-0
SUMMARY:Introduction to R
CLASS:PUBLIC
DESCRIPTION:Summary \n\nIn this introduction to R workshop\, participants w
ill be taught the\nbasics of this open-source language.\n\nRegistration is
free and open to all University of Waterloo faculty\,\nstaff\, graduate a
nd undergraduate students. No programming experience\nis assumed.\n
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