Upcoming and Past Workshops

Each year the Professional Development Committee works to provide the TAIR membership with a series of workshops at both the Annual Conference and the Summer Workshop Event. Below is a list of some of the workshops which are currently planned or have been offered in recent years.

Annual Conference 2017 (view descriptions)
W01: Newcomers to Institutional Research
W02: Asking the Right Questions
W03: Visualize Your Data to Create a Story
W04: Advanced Excel
W05: How to Avoid "Death by Power Point"
W06: Everyday IR Tasks Made Easier With R.
W07: Teaching Administrative Support and Academic/Student Support Service Staff to Conduct Effective Outcomes Assessment
W08: SQL Programming
W09: IPEDS Data Center to create Peer/Competitor/Aspirational Institution Reports for Executive Staff
W10: Beginning SAS with Enterprise Guide
W11: Google Charts for IR Websites
W12: We all have to start somewhere, right? - Beginning with Tableau
W13: Making IR Better with Focus Groups

Summer Workshops 2016 (view descriptions) W1: Excel for Beginners
W2: Beginning SAS with Enterprise Guide
W3: IRsanity: Producing Insane Results without Losing Your Mind
W4: Using IPEDS data to create dashboards in Tableau Public
W5: Advanced Excel: Using Excel to Increase Program Assessment Efficiency
W6: Building a Student Achievement Warehouse with SAS and Tableau
W7: Effective Presentations
W8: R Evangelism: Bringing R Statistics into the Institutional Research Workplace

Annual Conference 2016 (view descriptions)
W01: Developing an Institutional Effectiveness Peer Assessment Approach
W02: Newcomers to Institutional Research
W03: Xtreme Excel
W04: SAS Programing for Beginners I (Data Manipulation)
W05: Qualtrics Surveys - Getting Started
W06: What is Work Force Data
W07: Effective Presentations
W08: SAS Programming for Beginners II
W09: Moving the Bar: Using a Human-centered Design Model to Gather Data and Identify Improvement Strategies
W10: Excel for Beginners
W11: SPSS Statistics Intermediate Syntax: Data Any Way You Like It
W12: Regression Models and Their Uses in Institutional Research
W13: Are You An Ostrich or An Octopus? Remaining Relevant During a Time of Tremendous Change in our Institutional Research Field
W14: Best Practices in Higher Education: Conducting a Formal Close Out Report for the Institutional Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to transition into a new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Topic
W15: Using Big Data to Support Institutional Effectiveness

Summer Workshops 2015 (view descriptions)
W01: More Demands but Less Stress: Practical Ways to Work More Efficiently and Effectively
W02: Excel for Beginners
W03: "I have this awesome tool (Tableau) ... Now what?!"
W04: Section 508 Accessibility for Electronic Publications
W05: Intermediate Excel
W06: "I have this awesome tool (Tableau) ... Now what else?!"
W07: Effective Presentations
W08: SAS Beginners and Stats for Rookies

Annual Conference 2015 (view descriptions)
IPEDS: Best Practices for Reporting and Using IPEDS Data to Improve Office Efficiencies
W01: Developing an Institutional Effectiveness Approach to Support SACSCOC Reaffirmation
W03: Newcomers to Institutional Research
W04: The Use of Compression Planning in Program Review
W05: Elements of CBM Reporting - What is out there?
W07: The Benchmark Process: Best Practices for Gathering and Using Data
W08: Productivity
W09: Intro to Access
W10: SPSS Syntax: Data Any Way You Want It!
W11: Beginner Tableau
W12: Intermediate Tableau