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From   <sally.tewolde@hrsdc-rhdsc.gc.ca>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Upcoming NetCourses
Date   Mon, 20 Aug 2007 16:26:38 -0400

Hi Kevin,
Is the price of the NCNow151 Course (Introduction to Stata Programming)$275 CAD or is it $275 US?

Thanks,
Sally

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Kevin Crow, StataCorp
Sent: 2007-07-24 5:15 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Upcoming NetCourses


StataCorp will be offering sessions of NC-101 and NC-151 starting September 7.
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:        September 7 through October 19
     Cost:                $95
     Course Leaders:      Kevin Crow, Kerry Kammire, and Theresa Boswell
     Prerequisites:       Stata 9/10 installed and working.
                          Internet web browser installed and 
                          working.  (Course is platform 
                          independent.)
     Schedule:      
     Lecture 1            September 7
     Lecture 2            September 14
     One-week break       September 20 through September 26
     Lecture 3            September 28
     Lecture 4            October 5
     Closing discussion     
     Course ends          October 19

     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:        September 7 through October 19
     Cost:                $125
     Course Leaders:      Kevin Crow, Kerry Kammire, and Theresa Boswell
     Prerequisites:       Stata 9/10 installed and working.
                          Basic knowledge of using Stata
                          interactively.  Internet web browser
                          installed and working.  (Course is
                          platform independent.)
     Schedule:      
     Lecture 1            September 7
     Lecture 2            September 14
     One-week break       September 20 through September 26
     Lecture 3            September 28
     Lecture 4            October 5
     Closing discussion     
     Course ends          October 19 

     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
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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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