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Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses


From   "Kevin Crow - StataCorp" <kcrow@stata.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses
Date   Thu, 29 Sep 2005 17:20:06 -0500

Rashmi,



You must have Stata 9 to take the October 14 session on NC151. We do offer a version 8 NC151 as a NetCourse Now. Point your web browser to the URL below to learn more about the version 8 NC151now.



http://www.stata.com/netcourse/ncnow.html


Kevin C.
StataCorp
----- Original Message ----- From: "Rashmi Shankar" <rashmi@brandeis.edu>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses



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:

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NetCourse 101. Introduction to Stata
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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


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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


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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

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--
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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