Ch 3: HR Data Tools & Collection

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you improve your understanding of the techniques and tools used by HR personnel when collecting and assessing data. It will covers topics such as various strategies, software and presentations skills you may find useful.

HR Data Tools & Collection - Chapter Summary

The lessons of this chapter were assembled to help you reinforce your knowledge regarding how to collect, organize, analyze and present data. Study them to review information on helpful techniques and programs used to complete HR projects. Some of the important topics covered in these lessons include:

  • How to choose a data collection technique that best fits your project
  • The process of creating graphs of your data
  • Software that is helpful for assessing data related to your projects
  • Uses of various types of database and spreadsheet software
  • Helpful presentation software

The versatility of these lessons will allow you to complete them on any internet-ready mobile device or PC. You can take the lesson quizzes at any time to test your understanding of the important elements covered. You will have an opportunity to test your overall understanding of the material by completing the practice chapter exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 3: HR Data Tools & Collection
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Strategies for Choosing a Data Collection Technique

1. Strategies for Choosing a Data Collection Technique

After figuring out what you are going to study, you, as the researcher, will need to figure out how to study it. This lesson discusses popular ways a researcher can collect data as well as why a researcher would chose a particular data collection technique.

How to Construct Graphs from Data

2. How to Construct Graphs from Data

This video describes how to create a line graph and explains the four main parts that graphs need to contain: 1. previously collected data, 2. picture representations, 3. use of the correct graph type, and 4. labels. This lesson also covers dependent and independent variables.

Application Software for Personal, Enterprise & Workgroup Objectives

3. Application Software for Personal, Enterprise & Workgroup Objectives

Application software is a computer program to carry out a specific task. Learn about the different types of applications at the individual, workgroup and enterprise level.

Database and Spreadsheet Software: Excel, Access, dBase & Lotus 1-2-3

4. Database and Spreadsheet Software: Excel, Access, dBase & Lotus 1-2-3

Spreadsheet software and database software are both used to organize and manipulate data. Each application has its own unique strengths. Learn about the functionality of both types of software.

Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples

5. Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples

To make an impact on your audience, you not only need a strong message, you also need strong visuals. Learn how presentation and illustration software helps you make an impact when showing your work.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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