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RE: st: Upcoming NetCourses


From   tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Upcoming NetCourses
Date   Thu, 28 Jun 2012 19:24:48 +0000

How do you find out the time for the courses?



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> Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:07:22 -0500
> From: kkammire@stata.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Upcoming NetCourses
>
> StataCorp will be offering sessions of NC-101 and NC-151 starting July 6th.
> 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: July 6 through August 17, 2012
> Deadline for enrollment: July 5, 2012
> Cost: $95
> Course Leaders: Kerry Kammire, Jared Stewart,
> and Derek Wagner
>
> Prerequisites: Stata 12 installed and working.
> Internet web browser installed and
> working. (Course is platform
> independent.)
> Schedule:
> Lecture 1 July 6
> Lecture 2 July 13
> One-week break July 19 through July 25
> Lecture 3 July 27
> Lecture 4 August 3
> Closing discussion
> Course ends August 17
>
> 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: July 6 through August 17, 2012
> Deadline for enrollment: July 5, 2012
> Cost: $125
> Course Leaders: Kerry Kammire, Jared Stewart,
> and Derek Wagner
>
> Prerequisites: Stata 12 installed and working.
> Basic knowledge of using Stata
> interactively. Internet web browser
> installed and working. (Course is
> platform independent.)
> Schedule:
> Lecture 1 July 6
> Lecture 2 July 13
> One-week break July 19 through July 25
> Lecture 3 July 27
> Lecture 4 August 3
> Closing discussion
> Course ends August 17
>
> Content:
> o Organizing analysis
> 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/
>
>
>
>
> -- Kerry Kammire, StataCorp
> kkammire@stata.com
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