Workshop for ITEP students on statistical analyses

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  1. Action research processes (Understanding data)
  2. Familiarity with spreadsheet (LibreOffice Calc)
  3. Learn to use spreadsheet to input data
  4. Analyse the data and prepare reports
  5. Input, tabulate, analyse and produce reports (includes pivots and chart)

Workshop Agenda

No Session name Session details Resources
1 Introduction to workshop 1. Introduction to the workshop

2. Go through detailed Agenda

3. Expectation from participants

Workshop page
2 Entering data and organising data 1. Introduction to spreadsheet, navigating and interfaces. Cells (data element), rows (records), columns.

2. Types of data (text, numbers, date). Entering your data in spreadsheet

3. Providing headings (columns)

4. Formatting rows, columns, cells, and data

5. Adjusting rows and columns.

6. Working with alignment and text wrap.

7. Moving across sheet using CTRL keys

LibreOffice Calc handout
3 Formatting our spreadsheet and make your data more meaningful 1. Hiding and showing columns, Header / Footer

2. Finding and replacing data, Freeze Panes

3. Use some basic short cut keys to make your work fast

4. Sorting, filtering your entered data

5. Formatting Numbers like date, currency

6. Inserting, naming and deleting sheets

7. Printing and sharing worksheets - with headers and footers

8. Understanding and using basic formulas and charts in spreadsheet

4 Understanding data from a research data Reading and understanding the data
5 Creating formulas and functions 1. Using basic operations – sum, subtraction,division and applying it to the research study

2. Searching for formulas from the formula sections

3. Password-protecting worksheets and workbooks

4. Working with worksheets – move, copy,hiding worksheets

6 Creating charts and Pivot Tables 1. Using different charts in your spreadsheet

2. Creating Pivot Tables

3. Modifying Pivot Table Data

4. Use different statistical functions to generate reports

Open discussion

Workshop resources

  1. LibreOffice Calc manual
  2. Video on using formula
  3. Spoken tutorials on Calc (English)

Practice sheet

Download practice sheet