It’s that time of year again – back-to-school time! Whether you are a student preparing for the new semester or just eager to learn, we have compiled a handy list of tools and resources for you. Feel free to bookmark and revisit this page when you feel inspired or studious!
If you only have five minutes:
- Download the mobile app for 24/7 access to DHS data (if you need some convincing, read this for details)
- Do a quick trend analysis or pull up a visualization from STATcompiler
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be informed of new and useful content, or just to say hi!
If you have an infinite amount of time and want to learn all there is to The DHS Program:
- Study the full DHS Curriculum
- Take the Global Health eLearning course
- Learn about the Service Provision Assessment (SPA) and watch our SPA key findings video series from the latest Tanzania SPA
- Hear it straight from DHS experts
- Get to know some of our newest staff members
- Meet the implementing agencies that have visited The DHS Program headquarters
If you are ready to start analyzing DHS datasets:
- Learn how to use datasets in Stata, SPSS, and SAS
- Master sampling and weighting principles
- Get hands-on practice with datasets without registering for access
If you need help with your research project:
- Download DHS citations for analytical, comparative, or methodological reports
- Download datasets in bulk
- Ask DHS experts your questions
- Watch overviews and tutorials about GIS resources
- Participate in GIS Day and read about what we did in 2015
If you are the creative type:
- Take the Introduction to Data Visualization eLearning course
- Learn the process of creating and editing data visualizations
If you prefer to get social:
- Take the Social Media in Health and Development eLearning course
- Practice communicating with others on Twitter and Facebook (you can start with us)
This list of resources should keep you busy for now! We will continue to update this post as we add more resources. Are you looking for a particular resource but don’t see it? Do you have ideas for other resources we can provide? Share them in the comments below, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our website also has a list of free student resources for you to explore.