Preparing postgraduates with required R skills ahead of class

Preparing postgraduates with required R skills ahead of class

The University of Mannheim used SAGE Campus’ Introduction to R for Social Scientists online course to prepare students with the required R programming skills ahead of their IPSDS course. Read about their experience in this case study.

Why universities are switching to R for teaching social science

Why universities are switching to R for teaching social science

Higher education institutions traditionally used SPSS when teaching social science. But there’s a shift toward R; a programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Find out the top reasons why your institution should switch to R.

What is social data science and how is it done?

What is social data science and how is it done?

What is social data science and how is it done? Taha Yasseri, course instructor on the SAGE Campus Research Design in Social Data Science online course, explains the big data-driven approach to social science research that everyone is talking about.

What computational social science helped me achieve

What computational social science helped me achieve

The ability to work with digital research methods and data analysis is opening up a whole new world of research potential for social scientists. Dr. James Allen-Robertson, Digital Sociologist at the University of Essex, tells us how computational social science has given him and his research output a new lease of life.

My experience learning Python

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My experience learning Python

Learning Python can be daunting for social scientists who don’t have a technical background. Dmitrijs Martinovs, assistant at SAGE Campus, tells us his experience of switching from SPSS to Python to better conduct analyses when undertaking a research masters in social policy.

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February early bird discount

February early bird discount

Buy before 1st March to get 25% off our upcoming Spring Text Mining, Python, R and Text Analysis online data science courses, starting from April. The same discount applies for universities and other institutions looking to use our courses to upskill researchers’ data skills in the Easter term.

Top 10 tips for teaching tricky topics online

Top 10 tips for teaching tricky topics online

Online learning done well can remove barriers to learning by offering flexible ways to learn new skills, whenever you want and wherever you are. But creating effective online learning isn’t easy and the challenges are especially pronounced when teaching complex and advanced topics. Read our top tips for designing effective online learning based on our experience of developing SAGE Campus courses.

New Year's offer: 50% off January courses

New Year's offer: 50% off January courses

SAGE Campus are offering a new year discount on our online courses starting in January. Save 50% on Introduction to Python for Social Scientists, Introduction to R, Interactive Visualization with R for Social Scientists and Quantitative Text Analysis with R for Social Scientists.

December early bird discount

December early bird discount

We’re offering an early bird discount on five upcoming courses! Save 25% on Introduction to Text Mining for Social Scientists, Intermediate Python Skills for Social Scientists, Introduction to Data Visualisation, Practical Data Management with R for Social Scientists, and Introduction to R for Social Scientists.