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Current National Data Bases in Gerontological Policy Research

Description:
This course introduces students to the use of large national databases for gerontological social policy research. It provides a brief survey of the scope and content of various public-use national databases used in gerontological research, as well as an in-depth examination of one of these major databases. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of statistical programming; to the use of such standard statistical packages as Statistical Analysis System (SAS); and to methods and strategies for basic analytic data file construction. These programming skills are applied to actual gerontological databases through examples presented by the instructor, as well as through a series of take-home student assignments completed by the students. In addition to class time, this course requires indepe

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 1156 M
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Porell,Frank W W03-0125
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 8
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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