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  • Armstrong, Elizabeth (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-12-09)
    Contemporary qualitative research often involves teams of researchers collaborating on a project. Armstrong will discuss the pleasures and challenges of this style of research, drawing both on her experiences working with ...
  • Alcorn, Jessica; Schenk, Olga; Graham, John; Rupp, John; Carley, Sanya; Lee, Michelle; Zhang, Yu; Clark, Ashley (2015-06-24)
    As citizens within many U.S. states have interacted with increased natural gas production through unconventional gas development (UGD), the public’s attitudes towards the practice have not been straightforward. Previous ...
  • Sarraf, Shimon; Brooks, Jennifer; Cole, James; Wang, Xiaolin (2015-06-24)
    Each year, an increasing number of college student survey respondents are accessing online surveys using smartphones, instead of desktop computers (Sarraf, Brooks, & Cole, 2014). In 2011, about 4% of respondents to the ...
  • Tharp, Kevin (2015-06-24)
    Mobile First and Responsive Web Design are two approaches that survey researchers can utilize to improve the experiences of smart phone users, who make up a growing proportion of web survey respondents. The Mobile First ...
  • Zack, Elizabeth; Kennedy, John (2015-06-24)
    In the past five years, researchers have increasingly used low cost data collection methods to conduct surveys. Survey data collection software platforms such as Qualtrics and Survey Monkey allow researchers to easily and ...
  • McCranie, Ann (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-12-02)
    Network analysis is being applied in an increasingly number of scientific fields. What is it? What kind of data do you need to do network analysis? What kind of training and tools do you need to proceed? Would your specific ...
  • Brodnax, NaLette (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-11-11)
    An application programming interface (API) is a tool that provides access to data or services. This workshop will introduce the use of APIs to obtain data from sources such as Survey Monkey, Twitter, or Data.gov. While ...
  • Dickinson, Stephanie (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-10-28)
    This introductory workshop will give an overview of how to identify what types of data analysis tools to use for a project, along with basic “DIY” instructions. We will discuss the most common analysis tools for describing ...
  • Brodnax, NaLette (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-30)
    Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries BeautifulSoup and Requests. Participants ...
  • Brodnax, NaLette (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-23)
    Python is a widely used, general purpose programming language. This workshop will introduce the basic elements of Python that are commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants ...
  • Seo, JangDong (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-16)
    SAS is the de facto standard in industries for data management and statistical computing. This workshop will touch the base of SAS and mostly statistical analyses, such as ANOVA, Regression, etc. The topics will include: ...
  • Werum, Regina (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-02)
    Dr. Werum is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a former Program Director (Sociology) at the National Science Foundation.
  • Mills, Adam; Benken, Sara (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-09)
    This workshop will provide an overview of human subjects research and submitting an application through the KC IRB system. Representatives from IU Human Subject Office will provide a brief introduction to human subjects ...
  • Long, J. Scott (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-08-26)
    Many disciplines are paying increasing attention to reproducible results. The fundamental idea is that other scientists should have access to your data and be able to obtain the same results—this is reproducibility. More ...
  • Abdul-Mageed, Muhammad; Dickinson, Markus (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2015-11-06)
    With the increasing role social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumbler play in our lives today, the body of data generated by their users continues to grow phenomenally. Accordingly, searches and ...
  • Blei, David (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2015-10-16)
    Probabilistic topic models provide a suite of tools for analyzing large document collections. Topic modeling algorithms discover the latent themes that underlie the documents and identify how each document exhibits those ...
  • Brodnax, NaLette (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-02-05)
    Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using popular open-source tools. The first part of the workshop will provide ...
  • Thota, Abhinav (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-01-29)
    Supercomputers are designed to use a command line interface and batch processing system. This means users accustomed to modern graphical interfaces must overcome a steep learning curve when switching to supercomputers. ...
  • Long, J. Scott (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-01-22)
    Many disciplines are paying increasing attention to "reproducible results". This is the idea other scientists should have access to your data so that they can reproduce the results from your published work. Producing ...
  • Benken, Sara; Mills, Adam; Neel, Andrew (Indiana University Workshop in Methods, 2016-01-15)
    This workshop will provide an overview of human subjects research and submitting an application through the KC IRB system. Representatives from the IU Human Subjects Office will provide a brief introduction to human subjects ...

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