The spring of my sophomore year I enrolled in Research and Evaluation, a course that “aims to give students the ability to comprehend policy research and evaluation, as well as the tools to design and conduct basic qualitative and quantitative analysis.”

The tools mentioned include both Microsoft Excel and Atlas ti. Regarding Excel, I am now confident in my ability to calculate descriptive statistics using aggregation worksheet functions (SUM, AVERAGE, COUNTIF, STDDEV.S, ETC.) Additionally, I am able to sort and filter data, which in turn allows…

Atlas ti. serves as a means for analyzing and coding qualitative research, such as interviews.

The course beyond simply making spreadsheets and learn the commands that are applicable in accounting, finance, marketing and other various professions. Currently, we are experimenting with Excel as a statistical software, using it to calculate the correlation coefficient between a number of variables.