Training Resources

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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
    • Wyntre Stout, Research Analyst, Lehigh University
      As a means of insight into the student experience, surveys play a pivotal role in assessment. This session
      addresses the basics of carrying out a successful survey project as well as emphasizes best practices in
      constructing a quality survey tool. Practical tips cover strategies to improve survey response rates
      and yield meaningful data that can answer relevant questions.
    • Caroline Seguin, Business Intelligence Analyst, Lehigh University
      This session discusses how to best represent survey data visually, as well as suggestions to
      prevent misuse and misunderstanding of information.
    • Zane Kratzer, Data Research Scientist, Lehigh University
      This session covers some tips and tricks of working with data in Excel using a sample survey to answer
      a few basic questions about our student population. Topics covered include pivot tables, identifying
      duplicate records, cleaning up messy data, and working with multiple years of data.
  • Tableau Desktop Training, annual sessions
    • Periodically, OIRSA staff will provide training and support for Lehigh users on Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep Builder.  If interested in upcoming training sessions, you may inquire for more information at oir@lehigh.edu.
    • View the session script for the previous Tableau Desktop training (May-June 2019) here.