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      Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Online Summer Methodology Workshops in Amherst


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      June 8, 2020 - July 15, 2020

       

      University of Massachusetts
      Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

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      Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Online Summer Methodology Workshops

      The UMass Amherst Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) will be presenting a series of online summer methodology workshops throughout June and July. The numerous multi-day workshops will provide registrants with education in various tools and methods used in social science research, under the instruction of faculty members and researchers across the university’s schools and colleges.

      ISSR provides resources and support for faculty and student researchers across campus who use social science methods, seek to take part in collaborative and interdisciplinary research, do publicly engaged research or seek external funding for research.

      More information about the events listed below, as well as registration links for each, can be found at https://www.umass.edu/issr/all-workshops. Any questions regarding the events can be emailed to issr@issr.umass.edu.

      June 8-10

      Qualitative Research Design and Methods

      Instructor: Ezekiel Kimball, associate dean for operations and planning and associate professor of higher education in the College of Education

       

      June 15-16

      Introduction to R: Data Management

      Instructor: Hsin Fei Tu, methodology consultant at ISSR and a PhD student in sociology

       

      June 15-17

      Getting Started with Bayesian Statistics

      Instructors: Andrew Cohen, professor of psychological & brain sciences, Justin Gross, associate professor of political science and Jeff Starns, professor of psychological and brain sciences

       

      June 15-19

      Photovoice: Visual Elicitation Meets Participatory Action Research

      Instructors: Krista Harper, professor of anthropology, and Brittni Howard,PhD student in Anthropology 

       

      June 18-19

      Introduction to Python and Web Scraping

      Instructor: Hsin Fei Tu, methodology consultant at ISSR and a PhD student in sociology

       

      June 23-25

      Causal Inference with Graphical Models

      Instructor: David Jensen, professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences and associate director of the Computational Social Science Institute

       

      June 23-25

      Introduction to NVivo 12 for Windows: Uploading, Coding and Analyzing Qualitative Data

      Instructor: Eric Griffith, research methods consultant at ISSR and PhD student in anthropology

       

      June 29-July 1

      Making Evaluation Work for Social Scientists

      Instructors: Kelly Giles, doctoral student in sociology, and Elisa Martinez, PhD candidate in sociology

       

      June 29-July 1

      Introduction to Qualtrics

      Instructor: Quinnehtukqut McLamore, PhD Student in psychological & brain sciences

       

      July 6-17

      Critical Narrative Research and Intervention: Digital Storytelling

      Instructors: Aline Gubrium, associate professor of health promotion and policy in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and Alice Fiddian-Green, assistant professor of health promotion at Springfield College

       

      July 6-8

      Text-as-Data in R

      Instructor: Douglas Rice, assistant professor of Political Science

       

      July 6-8

      Introduction to Qualitative Interviewing

      Instructor: Chrystal A. George Mwangi, assistant professor of higher education in the College of Education

       

      July 13-15

      Getting Started with Social Network Analysis

      Instructor: Kevin L. Young, associate professor of political science

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