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3 Schedule

The workshop is structured as a series of participatory live-coding sessions (instructor and learner coding together) interspersed with hands-on exercises and group work, using a real-world dataset or applying the skills learned to your own datasets. There are some lectures given, mainly at the start and end of the workshop. The general schedule outline is shown in the below table.

Table 3.1: General schedule for the 3 days of the course.
Time Session topic Links
Day 1
9:30 Arrival; coffee and snacks
10:00 Introduction to the course
10:30 Basic setup and workflow
11:00 Importing data, fast! (with short break)
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Save time, don't repeat yourself: Making functions
15:00 Coffee break and snacks
15:15 Continue previous session
16:45 End of day survey
Day 2
9:00 Save time, don't repeat yourself: Using functionals
10:15 Coffee break and snacks
10:30 Continue previous session
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Processing and joining datasets for cleaning
15:00 Coffee break and snacks
15:15 Continue previous session
16:45 End of day survey
Day 3
9:00 Quickly re-arranging data with pivots
10:15 Coffee break and snacks
10:30 Continue previous session
12:15 Lunch
13:15 What next? Applying open and reproducible practices in real-life
13:45 Project work
15:00 Coffee break and snacks
15:15 Continue previous session
16:30 Closing remarks and end of day survey
16:45 Farewell