Coding Seminars

We provide short seminars that cover a variety of coding techniques, which have become an essential element of research productivity in science and industry.

Cutting-edge. Hands-on. Complete.

Public Seminars & Onsite Training

Code Horizons offers public livestream courses and provides on-site seminars, training, and consulting services. We provide participants and clients with a solid understanding of coding methods.

Public Seminars

Code Horizons offers short seminars on a variety of important and timely coding topics. Each course features small group sizes, top-notch expert instructors, and extensive hands-on practice. Participants will use their own laptop computers, pre-loaded with relevant software and datasets provided prior to the beginning of the seminar.

Our upcoming seminars are listed below. Just click on the course titles for detailed information and registration. Please check back periodically for updates. All courses are livestreamed via Zoom. Video recordings of the sessions will be available to participants for an additional four weeks after the end of the seminar.

 

Extracting, Manipulating, and Analyzing Social Media Data

February 23, 2023 - February 25, 2023

The growth of social media websites like Facebook and Twitter present an opportunity for researchers to explore new data sources. Social media data show potential particularly for studying online communities and networks, temporary and permanent geographic mobility, and the sharing...

Instructor: Monica Alexander

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Reproducible Reports with Quarto and R Markdown

March 16, 2023 - March 18, 2023

Reproducible reports provide a means to combine the code that produces a data analysis with the actual document that reports on that analysis. For most researchers, the work of doing analysis and writing up a report or paper about that...

Instructor: Aaron Gullickson

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Introduction to Python for Data Analysis

March 30, 2023 - April 1, 2023

Python is one of the most popular languages in the world. It is a general-purpose language, but also highly user-friendly. This makes Python a very powerful tool, with a relatively easy learning curve. It is also open-source and supported by...

Instructor: Edwin Dalmaijer

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Data Visualization Using R

April 27, 2023 - April 29, 2023

The effective use of graphs and charts is an important way to explore data for yourself and to communicate your ideas and results to others. Being able to produce effective plots from data is also the best way to develop...

Instructor: Kieran Healy

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Text as Data

April 27, 2023 - April 29, 2023

Text is all around us: from archived court documents to this morning’s social media posts, from transcripts of political ads to terrorist manifestos. Text-as-data methods allow us to use this text to measure and discover phenomena that may be otherwise...

Instructor: Amber Boydstun, Cory Struthers

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Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis

May 22, 2023 - May 25, 2023

This workshop will provide both a conceptual background and practical experience in computer-assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDA) using ATLAS.ti. The workshop begins by examining the core elements common to all CAQDA, regardless of methodological orientation, discipline/profession, or platform. After instruction...

Instructor: Corey Abramson

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Data Cleaning

June 13, 2023 - June 16, 2023

The management and cleaning of data is essential to the integrity of research findings. Unfortunately, there is little formal focus on how to approach data cleaning. For example, when someone says “you need to clean the data” what exactly does...

Instructor: Bianca Manago

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Statistics With R

June 20, 2023 - June 23, 2023

R is a free and open-source package for statistical analysis that is widely used in the social, health, physical, and computational sciences. Researchers gravitate to R because it is powerful, flexible, and has excellent graphics capabilities. It also has a...

Instructor: Andrew Miles

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Designing Effective Online Surveys

August 8, 2023 - August 11, 2023

The Internet has revolutionized survey research. Web-based surveys are now used in many disciplines, and for good reason. Compared to traditional paper-and-pencil and face-to-face modes of data collection, they make it easy to randomize question order, skip irrelevant questions, include...

Instructor: Andrew Miles

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