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*Statistics and Data: GSU's Research Data Services (RDS) Department

One-stop-shopping for statistics and raw data in social science disciplines.

RESEARCH DATA SERVICES (RDS)

Supporting GSU students, faculty, and staff in using data analysis tools & methods, data visualization, finding data & statistics, data collection, and data cleaning & management.


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WHO HELPS WITH WHAT?

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Halley E.M. Riley

(she | her)

Data Services Specialist - Quantitative & Qualitative Data

hriley@gsu.edu

Özlem Tunçel Gürlek

(she | her)

Data Services Specialist - Quantitative & Qualitative Data

otuncelgurlek1@gsu.edu

Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

(she | her)

Department Head & Data Services Specialist - Qualitative Data

aswygarthobaugh@gsu.edu

Ashley Rockwell

(she | her)

Data Literacy & Learning Specialist (Undergraduate Focus) and Data Visualization

arockwell3@gsu.edu

Data Literacy & Learning Undergraduate Assistants

Kokou Efou

(he | him)

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Data Analysis Tools & Methods

Data Analysis Software
TOOLS for DATA ANALYSIS

Quantitative/Statistical

Qualitative


METHODS for DATA ANALYSIS and RESEARCH DESIGN

NOTE: (1) The examples below are not exhaustive; (2) Our primary focus is helping to implement analytic methods, not necessarily teaching underlying methodological principles.

  • Basic Statistical Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

    • Descriptive Statistics

    • Inferential Bivariate Statistics (e.g., ANOVA, t tests, correlation, chi-square)

    • Linear Regression

  • Advanced Quantitative Analysis 

    • Generalized Linear Models 

    • Time-Series Analysis & Multilevel Models 

    • Multiple Imputation 

    • Multivariable Regression Analysis (Logistic, Ordinal, Multinomial) 

    • Hierarchical Linear Models 

    • Structural Equation Models

    • Mediation and Moderation Analysis

    • Complex Survey Data Analysis

  • Quantitative Research Design 

    • Experimental & Quasi-Experimental Design

    • Evaluation Methods

    • Survey Design and Administration

    • Medical Record Extraction

    • Systematic Review Methods (data analysis component)

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

    • Interview Guide Design

    • Data Analysis Techniques

    • Grounded Theory Methods

  • Mixed Methods 


NOTE: Please see the RDS Scope of Services statement.


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Data Visualization

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DATA VISUALIZATION

Finding Data & Statistics

Finding Data
FINDING DATA & STATISTICS

Data Collection

Survey Design
SURVEYS

Data Cleaning & Management

Data Management Planning
DATA CLEANING & MANAGEMENT
  • Data cleaning, shaping, & reformatting 

  • Data management plans (DMP) for research grant proposals -- support using the DMPTool for writing a DMP, reviewing draft DMPs, and implementing DMPs Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

UPCOMING DATA WORKSHOPS & DATA EVENTS