Throughout the course of the year, OIRSA staff will be involved in conducting training workshops or presenting at skill-based seminars on a number of topics regarding data visualization, data literacy and general issues geared towards data and strategic analytics at Lehigh. You can find some of our recent resources below:
- Student Affairs Assessment Symposium, January 9, 2020
Assessment Toolbox: Survey Design Basics and Best PracticesWyntre Stout, Research Analyst, Lehigh UniversityAs a means of insight into the student experience, surveys play a pivotal role in assessment. This sessionaddresses the basics of carrying out a successful survey project as well as emphasizes best practices inconstructing a quality survey tool. Practical tips cover strategies to improve survey response ratesand yield meaningful data that can answer relevant questions.
Assessment Toolbox: Data Visualization Basics for Survey DataCaroline Seguin, Business Intelligence Analyst, Lehigh UniversityThis session discusses how to best represent survey data visually, as well as suggestions toprevent misuse and misunderstanding of information.
Assessment Toolbox: Working with Data in Excel from a Student Affairs PerspectiveZane Kratzer, Data Research Scientist, Lehigh UniversityThis session covers some tips and tricks of working with data in Excel using a sample survey to answera few basic questions about our student population. Topics covered include pivot tables, identifyingduplicate records, cleaning up messy data, and working with multiple years of data.
- Tableau training and other related resources here.