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Working with Census.gov 2: Topics, Programs, Products

This second of four courses delves deeper into the Census 'architecture'. In course 2 of "Working with Census.gov", Dr. Chris Williamson, a.k.a. Dr. Data, provides an overview on the federally mandated topics that lead to programs which ultimately produce products for the public. Course 2 also delves into such tricky topics as Census data table analysis and gives insider tips and goodies from a Census Bureau veteran.

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Course Info

  • Duration 9 video lessons (75 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Topics Overview (13 mins)
  • 3. Administrative Topics (6 mins)
  • 4. Major Topics (9 mins)
  • 5. Programs (14 mins)
  • 6. Products Overview (5 mins)
  • 7. Products Continued (9 mins)
  • 8. Analyzing Product Tables (12 mins)
  • 9. Final Takeaways (2 mins)

Course Description

This second of four courses delves deeper into the Census 'architecture'. In course 2 of "Working with Census.gov", Dr. Chris Williamson, a.k.a. Dr. Data,  provides an overview of the federally mandated programs which produce products for the public, and the topics they address. Course 2 also delves into such tricky topics as Census data table analysis and gives insider tips from a Census Bureau veteran.

Learn these skills

  • Census
  • Data Analysis
  • Demographics
  • Mapping
  • Research Methods
  • Microsoft Excel

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Chris Williamson

Chris Williamson

Chris Williamson has spent 40 years in academia, public and private sector planning, and environmental analysis.

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