Events

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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer 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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer 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

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer 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

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer 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 | Qualitative Research Design and Methods | Chrystal G. Mwangi and Ezekiel Kimball

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
This three-day workshop provides an overview of how qualitative researchers think (research design) and what they do (research methods). Participants will gain hands-on experience with qualitative research by contributing to the design and execution of a small-scale study developed by the facilitators.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Qualitative Research Design and Methods | Chrystal G. Mwangi and Ezekiel Kimball

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
This three-day workshop provides an overview of how qualitative researchers think (research design) and what they do (research methods). Participants will gain hands-on experience with qualitative research by contributing to the design and execution of a small-scale study developed by the facilitators.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Qualitative Research Design and Methods | Chrystal G. Mwangi and Ezekiel Kimball

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
This three-day workshop provides an overview of how qualitative researchers think (research design) and what they do (research methods). Participants will gain hands-on experience with qualitative research by contributing to the design and execution of a small-scale study developed by the facilitators.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Analyzing Categorical Data | Caroline Andrews & Brian Dillon

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
Recent modeling evidence shows that analyzing categorical data using non-categorical models produces a range of important analytic errors. This course is designed to provide practical experience and theoretical background for statistical methods for categorical data.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Analyzing Categorical Data | Caroline Andrews & Brian Dillon

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
Recent modeling evidence shows that analyzing categorical data using non-categorical models produces a range of important analytic errors. This course is designed to provide practical experience and theoretical background for statistical methods for categorical data.

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

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer 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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