Avoid Data Pitfalls
Learning how to think critically about data
by The Polis Center at IUPUI
Target Skill Level: Intermediate
Audience: Nonprofit staff, government staff
Data is most powerful when you understand its limits. This module will give you the knowledge to think critically about data, making you aware of what can cause noise in data and how to use data effectively despite these limitations. You will learn how policy changes can affect the numbers, how factors outside your analysis can impact the data, and how to judge the accuracy and reliability of data.
Course Categories: General Data Literacy