Virginia Commonwealth University

Training

Title: SAS Data Mangement [Online Equivalent]
Media: Web
Category: Research/Searching, Statistics
Course Description: Sections of SAS e-Learning modules cover the equivalent material in VCU Technology Services SAS Data Management instructor lead course.

Course Prerequisite: The content in the "SAS Overview" online or instructor led course must be mastered before proceeding with this course.

To access these SAS e-Learning modules hosted on the SAS website, refer to the "Use Requirements" listed below.


Course: SAS Data Management

1. Module - SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts
  • Understanding SAS Programming Basics
    • Types of Files Used in SAS
  • Using Assignment Statements to Create Variables
  • Creating Variables
  • Defining the expression
  • How SAS Creates the New Variable
  • Using Proc Print to Create Reports
    • Introduction
    • Overview of Creating a List Report
  • Using Conditional Logic (all)
2. Module - SAS Programming 1: Essentials
  • Reading Raw Data
    • Introduction
    • Using Formatted Input
    • Further DATA Step Processing
3. Module - SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques
  • Reading Raw Data
    • Introduction
    • Using Formatted Input
    • Reading Raw Data with Missing Values
  • Manipulating character variables
  • Using SAS Functions
  • Extracting and Transforming Character Values
  • Manipulating Numeric Values
  • Using Descriptive Statistics Functions
URL: https://support.sas.com/edu/viewmyelearn.html
Use Requirements:

You must be a current VCU faculty, staff or student to obtain FREE VCU access codes for SAS e-learning modules.

First Time Users - To access SAS e-Learning modules for this course:

  1. Register to obtain a VCU SAS e-Learining Activation Code. An email will be sent to you with the activiation code.
  2. Go to the SAS e-Learning website and login as "New Customer" and click on "Create a new SAS profile account."
  3. Click on "Create" button under New User to create a profile. After clicking "Create Profile", SAS Profile Help will send you an email.
  4. Open the email and click the web link to activate the account. You will then be prompted to create a password. DO NOT use your VCU eID password.
  5. Return to the SAS e-Learning website and go to "Log in to your account now." Enter your email address and password created in the SAS profile.
  6. Enter the "Activiation Code" sent to you via email and click Submit.
  7. Accept license agreement at the bottom and Submit.
Return Users - To access SAS e-Learning modules for this course:
  1. Go to the SAS e-Learning website
  2. Log In as "Already have a SAS profile account? Log in to your account now." Enter you email address and password that was created in the SAS profile.

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Sponsor: StatisticalSciences
Policy: Use of these materials is restricted to VCU students, faculty and staff. Users must abide by the guidelines established by SAS Institute, Inc. when access any e-Learning module. Copyright 2011 SAS Institute Inc. All rights Reserved.