This 2-day intensive virtual workshop is designed to provide a foundation of basic concepts that all programming depends on, using the general-purpose programming language, Python, as an example. There are no prerequisites and the workshop is designed for computer users from beginners to advanced.
Thursday & Friday, March 25-26, 2021 | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Course Hours, Both Days
This is a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to data analysis using Python that will cover topics including data types, functions, conditional statements, loops, errors and exceptions, and debugging. Basic data management, version control, and command-line computing are also covered as an introduction to remote high-performance computing.
As part of this 2-day workshop, two guest speakers will join us for a Special Program in Ethics for Scientific Writing and Coding:
- Joanna Johnson, PhD, Writing Program, on “Writing and Reproducibility”
- Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, on “Ethics and Software Standards”
The syllabus is available now, offering preparation instructions.
This event is free and open to UM Faculty, Staff, and Students.