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Meeting Ethnography: Understanding the Role of Meetings in Governance, Resistance, and Development

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Campus Center 804-08
The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) and the UMass Department of Anthropology co-sponsor a panel on the ethnography of meetings, one of the most prevalent and undertheorized sites of contemporary ethnographic engagement.

ISSR Methodology Workshop 3: Getting Started in NVivo for Windows

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bartlett Hall, Room 107
This hands-on workshop will introduce users to NVivo 10 or 11 for Windows.* We'll cover the basics for getting started with your project, including importing and organizing your data, setting up your node structure, and coding. Registration is required: see Read More for registration link.

ISSR Methodology Workshop 8: Exploring Coded Data in NVivo – Getting Started with Queries

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
Bartlett Hall, Room 107
This course will help NVivo users construct a variety of queries, including text-based queries, matrix queries, and coding queries, to begin to explore their coded data. Instructor will assume a basic working knowledge of NVivo.

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.