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Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses


From   "David Cancel" <dacancel@ucsd.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Upcoming NetCourses
Date   Tue, 7 Sep 2010 12:26:42 -0700 (PDT)

Hello All,

I'm currently a student at UCSD, and will be taking econometrics using
stata in the next quarter. Will enrolling in introduction to stata help
me?  All advice will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

David



> StataCorp will be offering sessions of NC-101, NC-151, NC-152, and NC-461.
> 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 10?October 22, 2010
>          Deadline for enrollment:        September 9, 2010
>          Cost:                           $95
>          Course Leaders:                 Kerry Kammire and Jennifer Rolfes
>
>          Prerequisites:                  Stata 11 installed and working.
>                                          Internet web browser installed
> and
>                                          working.  (Course is platform
>                                          independent.)
>          Schedule:
>          Lecture 1                       September 10
>          Lecture 2                       September 17
>          One-week break                  September 23?29
>          Lecture 3                       October 1
>          Lecture 4                       October 8
>          Closing discussion
>          Course ends                     October 22
>
>          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 10?October 22, 2010
>          Deadline for enrollment:        September 9, 2010
>          Cost:                           $125
>          Course Leaders:                 Kerry Kammire and Jennifer Rolfes
>
>
>          Prerequisites:                  Stata 11 installed and working.
>                                          Basic knowledge of using Stata
>                                          interactively.  Internet web
> browser
>                                          installed and working.  (Course
> is
>                                          platform independent.)
>          Schedule:
>          Lecture 1                       September 10
>          Lecture 2                       September 17
>          One-week break                  September 23?29
>          Lecture 3                       October 1
>          Lecture 4                       October 8
>          Closing discussion
>          Course ends                     October 22
>
>          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
>
>
>          ------------------------------------------
>          NetCourse 152.         Advanced Stata programming
>          ------------------------------------------
>
>          Course length:                  7 weeks (5 lectures)
>          Course dates:                   October 8?November 26, 2010
>          Deadline for enrollment:        October 7, 2010
>          Cost:                           $150
>          Course Leaders:                 Kerry Kammire and Jennifer Rolfes
>
>
>          Prerequisites:                  Stata 11 installed and working.
>                                          Internet web browser installed
> and
>                                          working. NetCourse 151 or
> equivalent
>                                          knowledge. (Course is platform
>                                          independent.)
>          Schedule:
>          Lecture 1                       October 8
>          Lecture 2                       October 15
>          Lecture 3                       October 22
>          One-week break                  October 28?November 3
>          Lecture 4                       November 5
>          Lecture 5                       November 12
>          Closing discussion
>          Course ends                     November 26
>
>          Content:
>                  o The -syntax- command and how it makes parsing command
> syntax
>                    and options almost as easy as writing a syntax diagram,
>                  o Estimates and return classes for saving and accessing
>                    results,
>                  o Setting the estimation sample,
>                  o Advanced macro manipulation,
>                  o The full range of Stata programming concepts.
>
>
>       -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>       NetCourse 461.       Introduction to Univariate Time Series Using
> Stata
>       -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>          Course length:                  7 weeks (4 lectures plus overview
> of
>                                          multivariate methods)
>          Course dates:                   October 8?November 26, 2010
>          Deadline for enrollment:        October 7, 2010
>          Cost:                           $295
>          Course Leaders:                 Gustavo Sanchez
>
>          Prerequisites:                  Stata 11 installed and working.
>                                          Course content of NetCourse 101
> or
>                                          equivalent knowledge.
> Familiarity
>                                          with basic cross-sectional
> summary
>                                          statistics and linear regression.
>                                          Internet web browser, installed
> and
>                                          working. (Course is platform
>                                          independent.)
>          Schedule:
>          Lecture 1                        October 8
>          Lecture 2                        October 15
>          Lecture 3                        October 22
>          One-week break                   October 28?November 3
>          Lecture 4                        November 5
>          Overview                         November 12
>          Closing discussion
>          Course ends                      November 26
>
>          Content:
>               o Working with time-series data in Stata
>               o Drawing graphs
>               o Exponential smoothers and forecasting techniques
>               o Time-series processes
>               o Sample autocorrelation and partial autocorrelation
> functions
>               o ARIMA and seasonal ARIMA models
>               o Autocorrelation and regression analysis
>               o Nonstationarity and unit-root tests
>               o ARCH/GARCH models
>               o Vector autoregressions (VARs) and vector error correction
>                 models (VECMs)
>
>
> ----------------
> More information
> ----------------
>
> You can find out more about Stata NetCourses by pointing your web browser
> to
>
>       http://www.stata.com/info/products/netcourse/
>
>
>
>
> -- Kerry Kammire, StataCorp
>     kkammire@stata.com
> *
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