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ISSR Methodology Workshop 9: Introduction to Semi-Structured and Unstructured Interview Methods

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bartlett Hall, Room 107
The goal of this workshop is for participants to be able to recognize when to use semi-structured or unstructured interviews to collect in-depth and nuanced qualitative data, and then be able to generate an efficient and effective line of questioning.

Spatial Analysis Methods

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Bartlett Hall, Room 107
The Institute for Social Science Research presents a showcase of research involving Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis methodologies from faculty and staff of the Five Colleges.

How to Prepare an ISSR or CRF Scholars Proposal

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
ISSR Lab - 107 Bartlett Hall
Led by Center for Research on Families (CRF) Affiliate Lisa Harvey and Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, prospective applicants for the faculty Scholars Programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2016 application deadline. Registration requested.