Spring 2016: Socio-Environmental Data Analysis Workshop (ENVIR 495C)

This course (open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students) is a practical workshop on analyzing socio-environmental data. Students will explore methods for analyzing quantitative and qualitative data ranging from social and environmental topics in this upper-level data analysis course. Students are expected to have a basic understanding of data types and collection methods prior to taking this course.

Key topics to be covered include:

  • tabulation of data and descriptive statistics
  • charting data and visualization
  • hypothesis testing
  • correlation and regression
  • analysis of qualitative data
  • spatial analysis

The overarching objective of this course is to practice quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills and be able to present a scientifically informed narrative based on research data.

Questions? Contact the instructor, Yen-Chu Weng at yweng@uw.edu

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