HELPING STUDENTSWHO NEED HELP WITH DATARachael BarlowTrinity CollegeJune 17, 2011Credit:DietmutTeijgeman-HansenOn flickr: ...
What is data about?
Credit:anonymousOn flickr: Let Ideas Compete
Credit:TomSchekenbergOn flickr: Tom M Schekenberg
Credit: Sarah CadyOnflickr:SarahCady
MathMeasurementManagement
Credit: anonymousOnflickr:MeatheadMovers
MathMeasurementManagementHigh expectationsLow expectations
What does data look like?
CASEID AGE SEX SMOKE0001 25 1 10002 42 0 30003 19 1 40004 56 1 20005 39 0 1SEX = R’s gender0 = Male1 = FemaleSMOKE = How o...
TOWN MEDINC MA_07_4%G RE_07_6%GAndover 65,000 67 71Avon 85,000 89 93Barkhamsted 53,000 72 78Bethel 42,000 61 67Cheshire 75...
SCHOOL FTE CRIMERATE ONCAMPUSAmherst 3,534 3 75Carleton 2,207 1 98Dickinson 1,894 2 86UCONN 18,785 7 45UMASS 27,071 8 62FT...
YEAR GDP WALL EDUC1987 4,345 0 821988 5,674 0 831989 6,234 1 891990 7,462 1 911991 8,411 1 94GDP = In thousandsWALL = Afte...
In sum:1. Level of aggregation: microdata  town  institution  country2. Element of time: over time or across people, pl...
If you are out alone in your neighborhood at night, do you feel (READ LIST)?1 Very safe 13762 Somewhat safe 7933 Somewhat ...
On a scale from 1 to 7 where 1 is not religious and 7 is very religious;how religious would you say you are?9 N-INAPPLICAB...
What is the highest level of education you would like to achieve ?1 Less than high school2 Finish high school3 Finish some...
Where do data come from?
Credit:ValerieReneeOn flickr: Valerie Renee
How do social scientists use data?
Credit:NadiaChaudhuryOn flickr: mysticchildz
How much if anything, have you heard about the controversy over asexually suggestive photo sent to the Twitter account of ...
How much if anything, have you heard about the controversy over asexually suggestive photo sent to the Twitter account of ...
Credit: anonymousOnflickr:LordDane
Using a grading scale of A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent and F isvery poor and using any of the grades in between,...
Using a grading scale of A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent and F isvery poor and using any of the grades in between,...
Credit:RubenDiasAlonsoOn flickr: Ruben Diaz
How closely did you follow the story about the study by the Institutes ofMedicine on the possible link between autism and ...
How closely did you follow the story about the study by the Institutes ofMedicine on the possible link between autism and ...
ICPSRROPERCPANDAARDA
HELPING STUDENTSWHO NEED HELP WITH DATARachael BarlowTrinity CollegeJune 17, 2011Credit:DietmutTeijgeman-HansenOn flickr: ...
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Rbarlow databootcamp june2011
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Rbarlow databootcamp june2011

270 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Health & Medicine
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
270
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Rbarlow databootcamp june2011

  1. 1. HELPING STUDENTSWHO NEED HELP WITH DATARachael BarlowTrinity CollegeJune 17, 2011Credit:DietmutTeijgeman-HansenOn flickr: tdietmut
  2. 2. What is data about?
  3. 3. Credit:anonymousOn flickr: Let Ideas Compete
  4. 4. Credit:TomSchekenbergOn flickr: Tom M Schekenberg
  5. 5. Credit: Sarah CadyOnflickr:SarahCady
  6. 6. MathMeasurementManagement
  7. 7. Credit: anonymousOnflickr:MeatheadMovers
  8. 8. MathMeasurementManagementHigh expectationsLow expectations
  9. 9. What does data look like?
  10. 10. CASEID AGE SEX SMOKE0001 25 1 10002 42 0 30003 19 1 40004 56 1 20005 39 0 1SEX = R’s gender0 = Male1 = FemaleSMOKE = How often do you smoke?1 = Never2 = Once or twice in my life3 = Once or twice a year4 = Once or twice a week5 = Daily
  11. 11. TOWN MEDINC MA_07_4%G RE_07_6%GAndover 65,000 67 71Avon 85,000 89 93Barkhamsted 53,000 72 78Bethel 42,000 61 67Cheshire 75,000 92 95MEDINC = Median incomeMA_07_4%G = Math Mastery Test for 2007 for 4th graders, percentof students who reached state goalRE_07_6%G = Reading Mastery Test for 2007 for 6th graders,percent of students who reached state goal
  12. 12. SCHOOL FTE CRIMERATE ONCAMPUSAmherst 3,534 3 75Carleton 2,207 1 98Dickinson 1,894 2 86UCONN 18,785 7 45UMASS 27,071 8 62FTE = Full Time EquivalentCRIMERATE = Crimes reported per 100 studentsONCAMPUS = Percent of students who live on campus
  13. 13. YEAR GDP WALL EDUC1987 4,345 0 821988 5,674 0 831989 6,234 1 891990 7,462 1 911991 8,411 1 94GDP = In thousandsWALL = After Berlin Wall came downEDUC = Percent of population that has graduated from high school
  14. 14. In sum:1. Level of aggregation: microdata  town  institution  country2. Element of time: over time or across people, places, or things(Time series, panel data, multiple cross sections)3. Cases4. Codebook
  15. 15. If you are out alone in your neighborhood at night, do you feel (READ LIST)?1 Very safe 13762 Somewhat safe 7933 Somewhat unsafe 2034 Very unsafe 748 No opinion/DK 759 Missing 0Source: National Firearms Survey, 1999
  16. 16. On a scale from 1 to 7 where 1 is not religious and 7 is very religious;how religious would you say you are?9 N-INAPPLICABLE8 R-REFUSED7 D-DON’T KNOW1 NOT RELIGIOUS AT ALL234567 VERY RELIGIOUS
  17. 17. What is the highest level of education you would like to achieve ?1 Less than high school2 Finish high school3 Finish some college4 Finish college5 Finish a graduate degreeFrom: Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS), 1991-2006If it were up to you , how far would you like to go in school?1 < High school2 High school grad3 JR college degree4 4 year college degree5 Master degree6 PHD professional degreeFrom: Youth Development Study, 1988-1995 [St. Paul, Minnesota]How far do you THINK you will go in school? Do you think you will:1 Drop out before graduation from high school2 Graduate from high school3 Business/technical school/junior college4 Graduate from a four year college5 Go to a graduate or professional schoolFrom: Toledo Adolescent Relationships Study (TARS): Wave 1, 2001
  18. 18. Where do data come from?
  19. 19. Credit:ValerieReneeOn flickr: Valerie Renee
  20. 20. How do social scientists use data?
  21. 21. Credit:NadiaChaudhuryOn flickr: mysticchildz
  22. 22. How much if anything, have you heard about the controversy over asexually suggestive photo sent to the Twitter account of New YorkCongressman Anthony Weiner?A lotA littleNothing at allSource: Pew Weekly News Interest Index PollField Dates: Jun 2, 2011 - Jun 5, 2011
  23. 23. How much if anything, have you heard about the controversy over asexually suggestive photo sent to the Twitter account of New YorkCongressman Anthony Weiner?A lot 23%A little 33%Nothing at all 43%Source: Pew Weekly News Interest Index PollField Dates: Jun 2, 2011 - Jun 5, 2011
  24. 24. Credit: anonymousOnflickr:LordDane
  25. 25. Using a grading scale of A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent and F isvery poor and using any of the grades in between, how would you gradethe condition of the US (United States) military?ABCDFSource: CBS News PollField Dates: Dec 17, 2009 - Dec 22, 2009
  26. 26. Using a grading scale of A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent and F isvery poor and using any of the grades in between, how would you gradethe condition of the US (United States) military?A 28%B 39%C 22%D 5%F 2%Source: CBS News PollField Dates: Dec 17, 2009 - Dec 22, 2009
  27. 27. Credit:RubenDiasAlonsoOn flickr: Ruben Diaz
  28. 28. How closely did you follow the story about the study by the Institutes ofMedicine on the possible link between autism and childhood vaccines?Very closelyFairly closelyNot too closelyNot at all closelySource: Health Poll ReportField Dates: Jun 4, 2004 - Jun 8, 2004
  29. 29. How closely did you follow the story about the study by the Institutes ofMedicine on the possible link between autism and childhood vaccines?Very closely 11%Fairly closely 18%Not too closely 25%Not at all closely 44%Source: Health Poll ReportField Dates: Jun 4, 2004 - Jun 8, 2004
  30. 30. ICPSRROPERCPANDAARDA
  31. 31. HELPING STUDENTSWHO NEED HELP WITH DATARachael BarlowTrinity CollegeJune 17, 2011Credit:DietmutTeijgeman-HansenOn flickr: tdietmut

×