DataONE Data Management Module 04: Data Entry and Manipulation

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

When entering data, common goals include: creating data sets that are valid, have gone through an established process to ensure quality, are organized, and reusable. This lesson outlines best practices for creating data files. It will detail options for data entry and integration, and provide examples of processes used for data cleaning, organization and manipulation and includes a downloadable presentation (PPT or PDF) with supporting hands-on exercise, handout, and supporting data files.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
DataONE Community Engagement and Outreach Working Group
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons 0 - CC0 "No Rights Reserved" (Public Domain)
Access Cost: 
No fee
Citation - format of the preferred citation for the learning resource: 
DataONE Community Engagement & Outreach Working Group (2017) "Data Entry and Manipulation". Accessed at https://dataoneorg.github.io/Education/lessons/04_entry/ on Jun 01, 2018
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data collection
Data life cycle
Data management
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Created: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
DataONE
Version - revision or edition number or date associated with a learning resource: 
v2 - 10.1.2016
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Contributor Organization(s): 
Name: 
DataONE
Type: 
Final Product
Contact Person(s): 
Amber E. Budden
Contact Organization(s): 
DataONE
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Unit - long-range plan of instruction on a particular concept containing multiple, related lessons.
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
DataONE Education Modules
FAIR Data Principles
Framework Node: DataONE Data Life Cycle: 
Collect
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Transformation - features that allow the content to be changed for ease of access, e.g., by using large print fonts.