Events

ISSR Seminar | What is Political Correctness?

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
S331 Integrated Learning Center | UMass Amherst
The term "political correctness" was a centerpiece of Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential campaign, and appears everywhere in contemporary conversation--about education, media, politics, and technology. But what does it mean? This talk excavates a genealogy of "political correctness," returning to the roots of the term and reflecting on its rising use.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Organizing and Analyzing Qualitative Data with NVivo 11 for Windows | Eric Griffith and Jackie Stein

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
This three-morning workshop will get you up and running with coding and analyzing your qualitative data in NVivo 11. Each day, instructors will also offer optional open lab times when they are available to help you apply the techniques you learned in the morning to your own data.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Organizing and Analyzing Qualitative Data with NVivo 11 for Windows | Eric Griffith and Jackie Stein

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
This three-morning workshop will get you up and running with coding and analyzing your qualitative data in NVivo 11. Each day, instructors will also offer optional open lab times when they are available to help you apply the techniques you learned in the morning to your own data.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Organizing and Analyzing Qualitative Data with NVivo 11 for Windows | Eric Griffith and Jackie Stein

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
This three-morning workshop will get you up and running with coding and analyzing your qualitative data in NVivo 11. Each day, instructors will also offer optional open lab times when they are available to help you apply the techniques you learned in the morning to your own data.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Practical Web and Text Scraping | Matthew Denny

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will learn how to efficiently automate the process of collecting data from large numbers of websites and text files using R. This workshop will include a mini-unit on text processing in R, as well as a mini-unit on scraping Twitter using R.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Practical Web and Text Scraping | Matthew Denny

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will learn how to efficiently automate the process of collecting data from large numbers of websites and text files using R. This workshop will include a mini-unit on text processing in R, as well as a mini-unit on scraping Twitter using R.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Text-as-Data in R | Douglas Rice

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
With the recent explosion in availability of digitized text, social scientists increasingly are turning to computational tools for the analysis of text as data. In this two-day course, participants will first learn how to convert text to formats suitable for analysis. From there, the course will introduce and proceed through tutorials on a variety of approaches to the treatment of text-as-data.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Text-as-Data in R | Douglas Rice

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 107 Bartlett Hall
With the recent explosion in availability of digitized text, social scientists increasingly are turning to computational tools for the analysis of text as data. In this two-day course, participants will first learn how to convert text to formats suitable for analysis. From there, the course will introduce and proceed through tutorials on a variety of approaches to the treatment of text-as-data.

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