Workshop M.Ed students statistical analyses

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  1. Basic digital literacy
  2. Familiarity with spreadsheet (LibreOffice Calc)
  3. Learn to use spreadsheet to input data collected from (M.Ed.) research
  4. Analyse the collected data and prepare reports using a test case
  5. Input, tabulate, analyse and produce reports for their M.Ed research project

Participant information

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Workshop Agenda

No Session name Time Session details Resources
1 Introduction to workshop 10.00 – 10.30 1. Introduction to the workshop

2. Go through detailed Agenda

3. Participants information and expectation

Workshop page
2 Basic digital literacy

Entering data and organising data

10.30 – 12.00 1. What is a computer? Introduction to spread sheet, navigating and interfaces. Cells (data element), rows (records), columns.

2. Types of data (text, numbers, date). Entering your data in spreadsheet and save / working with sample data from one study

3. Providing headings (columns)

4. Formatting rows, columns, cells, and data

5. Adjusting rows and columns. Hiding and showing columns

6. Working with alignment and text wrap. Header / Footer

7. Moving across sheet using CTRL keys

LibreOffice Calc handout
3 Formatting our spreadsheet and make your data more meaningful 12.00 – 1.30 1. Finding and replacing data, Freeze Panes

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

3. Sorting, filtering your entered data

4. Formatting Numbers like date, currency

5. Inserting, naming and deleting sheets

6. Printing and sharing worksheets - with headers and footers

LUNCH 1.30 – 2
3a Understanding data from own study 2 - 3 Discussing the data collected by students and learning how to enter into a spreadsheet

Exploring statistical functions using few statistical functions

4 Creating formulas and functions 3 – 3.30 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

5 Creating charts and Pivot Tables 3.30 – 4.30 1. Different types of charts

2. Use your data to create charts

3. Use update Chart to customise your charts, labels

4. Creating Pivot Tables

5. Modifying Pivot Table Data

6 Way forward 4.30 – 5.00 Expectations of students (complete data input before workshop 2), in spreadsheet.

Creating a telegram group for discussions and questions before workshop 2

1 Data in sheets Checking students data entry in spreadsheets before analyses
2 Single and multi variate tables 10.00 - 1.00 Working with data and use advance pivot table
2 Statistics 2.00 - 5.00 Use different statistical functions to generate reports

Workshop resources

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

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