This page consists of workshops that are offered by the ITSResearch Services and the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC). Each of the workshops held by ITSRS are between 24 hours long, whereas the ISRC holds 50 minute, classroomstyle workshops designed to fit into the class schedule of many students. The workshops held by ISRC are standalone and serve as precursors to the ITSRS workshops. Please visit Events page for the current listings by ITSRS and the ISRC website for more details.
Python Workshops
Workshop  Duration  Learning Objectives 

Introduction to Python Data Analytics  2 hours 

Visualization with Matplotlib in Python  50 minutes 

Scraping in Python I: Using APIs  50 minutes 

Scraping in Python II: Build Your Own Parser  50 minutes 

Web Scraping with Python  2 hours 

Text Analytics in Python  50 minutes 

Introduction to Machine Learning with Python  2 hours 

Social Media Analytics  2 hours 

R Workshops
Workshops  Duration  Learning Objectives 

Introduction to R  50 minutes 

Introduction to to Tidyverse with R  2 hours 

Geographic Data Visualization with R  50 minutes 

Data visualization  static and interactive using R  2 hours 

Mixedeffects models and related topics with R  2 hours 

Stata & R Workshops
Workshops  Duration  Learning Objectives 

Introduction and Data Management Using Stata  50 minutes 

Model Interpretation and Visualization 
50 minutes 

Model Interpretation and Visualization Using Stata and R (Part 3) 
50 minutes 

Multilevel Models Using Stata and R (Part 1)  50 minutes 

Multilevel Models Using Stata and R (Part 2)  50 minutes 

Introduction to Dynamic Documents in R and Stata  2 hours 

GIS Workshops
Workshops  Duration  Learning Objectives 

Introduction to ArcGIS  50 minutes 

Advanced/Research Computing
Workshops  Duration  Learning Objectives 

Introduction to Unix Bash Commands  50 minutes 

Introduction to Linux using Argon Cluster  2 hours 

Introduction to High Performance Computing using Argon  2 hours 

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data Analytics  2 days (7 hours/day) 

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Multinode & Distributed Computing with MPI 
2 days (7 hours/day) 

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Multicore Code Optimization with OpenMP 
1 day (7 hours) 

XSEDE HPC Workshop: GPU & Accelerated Programming Using OpenACC 
1 day (7 hours) 
