101- Data Analysis

101 Skills

Individuals at the 101 Level have the following skills:

  • Basic math skills
  • Understanding of central tendencies
  • Ability to read charts and graphs
  • Ability to choose an appropriate chart or graph to display data
  • Ability to create a basic chart or graph

 

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Basic math skills

Arithmetic

Khan Academy: Arithmetic

 

A collection of short videos and self-assessments organized by topic–perfect for a quick refresher!

Data Science Math Skills course

Data Science Math Skills course

A Coursera course on algebra and pre-calculus skills for working with data.

Understanding of central tendencies

Descriptive Statistics: Measures of Central Tendency

Descriptive Statistics: Measures of Central Tendency

A quick refresher on means, medians, modes, and distributions.

Basic spreadsheet skills

Welcome to Excel

Welcome to Excel

A downloadable, interactive tutorial for learning to use Excel.

Ability to choose an appropriate chart

Figures and Charts

Figures and Charts

Tips for using charts and graphs effectively.

Ability to create a basic chart or graph

Create a Chart from Start to Finish

Create a Chart from Start to Finish

A short video tutorial on how to create charts and graphs in Excel.

Use Charts and Graphs in Your Presentation

Use Charts and Graphs in Your Presentation

A short tutorial on how to create charts and graphs in Powerpoint.

Data Visualization: Chart Dos and Don’ts

Data Visualization: Chart Dos and Don’ts

A list of do’s and don’ts for creating charts and graphs, with illustrations.