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Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses


From   Rashmi Shankar <rashmi@brandeis.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses
Date   Thu, 29 Sep 2005 17:32:48 -0400

Is it possible to take the programming class with Stata 8?


Quoting "Kevin Crow, StataCorp" <kcrow@stata.com>:

> StataCorp will be offering sessions of NC-101 and NC-151 starting October
> 14.
> The NetCourses are available on the Internet using a web-based system to
> deliver lectures, problem sets, and solutions.  Course participants and
> Stata
> course leaders interact through a bulletin board to discuss the course and
> to
> ask and answer questions.
>
> Here is a little more information about the upcoming NetCourses:
>
>      ------------------------------------------
>      NetCourse 101.       Introduction to Stata
>      ------------------------------------------
>
>      Course length:       6 weeks (4 lectures)
>      Course dates:        October 14 through November 25
>      Cost:                $95
>      Course Leaders:      Kerry Kammire and Derek Wagner
>      Prerequisites:       Stata 9 installed and working.
>                           Internet web browser installed and
>                           working.  (Course is platform
>                           independent.)
>      Schedule:
>      Lecture 1            October 14
>      Lecture 2            October 21
>      One-week break       October 27 through November 2
>      Lecture 3            November 4
>      Lecture 4            November 11
>      Closing discussion
>      Course ends          November 25
>
>      Content:
>           o Getting started with Stata
>           o Understanding the fundamentals of Stata syntax
>           o Managing and organizing work and files
>           o Searching for new commands, help, and other information
>           o Installing new commands over the web
>           o Managing data
>           o Managing categorical variables
>           o Handing groups with -by- processing
>           o Reading various types of data into Stata
>           o Match-merging and appending data
>
>
>      ------------------------------------------------------
>      NetCourse 151.       Introduction to Stata programming
>      ------------------------------------------------------
>
>      Course length:       6 weeks (4 lectures)
>      Course dates:        October 14 through November 25
>      Cost:                $125
>      Course Leaders:      Kevin Crow and Ryman Tiu
>      Prerequisites:       Stata 9 installed and working.
>                           Basic knowledge of using Stata
>                           interactively.  Internet web browser
>                           installed and working.  (Course is
>                           platform independent.)
>      Schedule:
>      Lecture 1            October 14
>      Lecture 2            October 21
>      One-week break       October 27 through November 2
>      Lecture 3            November 4
>      Lecture 4            November 11
>      Closing discussion
>      Course ends          November 25
>
>      Content:
>              o  Organizing analyses
>              o  Handling complex datasets
>              o  Use of macros
>              o  Flow of control
>              o  Program arguments
>              o  Bootstrapping standard errors
>              o  Performing simulations
>              o  Parsing program arguments (including the -syntax- command)
>              o  ado-file programming
>
>
> ----------------
> More information
> ----------------
>
> You can find out more about Stata NetCourses by pointing your web browser
> to
>
>      http://www.stata.com/info/products/netcourse/
>
>
>
> -- Kevin Crow, StataCorp
>    kcrow@stata.com
>
> *
> *   For searches and help try:
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
>


-- 
Rashmi Shankar
Asst. Professor, Department of Economics,
Brandeis International Business School
Brandeis University,
415 South Street,
Waltham, MA 02454
Phone: 781-736-2265
Fax: 781-736-2269
*
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*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
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*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/



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