Module 4B: Make Decisions with Data

Module 4B: Make Decisions with Data

You have developed a focused question, found the data you need, and analyzed the data to explore its meaning. In this workshop-format module, we will work with you to complete a real-world, data-informed project you have been working on.

Module 2A: Find Existing Data

Module 2A: Find Existing Data

Now that you know what you want to accomplish with data, you can use that as a framework for choosing the right dataset. We cover the strengths, weaknesses, and costs of readily available data sets, including SAVI, so you have the information you need to locate the data that’s right for you.

Module 1A: Frame the Problem

Module 1A: Frame the Problem

Before you can begin using data to inform decisions, identify what you are trying to accomplish and determine how data can help you get there. This will determine what kind of data you need.

Module 2E: Avoid Data Pitfalls

Module 2E: Avoid Data Pitfalls

Data is most powerful when you understand its limits. This module will give you the knowledge to think critically about data, making you aware of what can cause noise in data and how to use data effectively despite these limitations.