Methods Training and Workshops

ISSR holds free workshops and training sessions focused on quantitative and qualitative methods and computing software throughout the academic year. See the full listing of events here.

During the summer, ISSR conducts in-depth training workshops in cutting-edge methodologies and techniques for a modest fee. Summer workshop offerings have supported quantitative and qualitative research skills, from data collection and cleaning to analysis across a range of software tools. 

See the 2015 ISSR Methodology Summer Summit schedule here. 

  • ISSR offers private, customized training sessions for individual researchers, nonprofit organizations and research-intensive companies. For more information, contact Laurel Smith-Doerr.
  • The Center for Research on Families conducts training workshops and conferences in advanced statistical and methodological techniques relevant to family researchers.
  • ISSR maintains a list of graduate and undergraduate research methods classes that have been offered in recent years at any of the Five Colleges. To make searching easier, classes are grouped by categories:
    • Action
    • Audience
    • Computing
    • Content
    • Ethnography
    • General
    • GIS
    • Interview
    • Network
    • Research Design
    • Research Writing
    • Statistics
    • Survey
    • Visual Methods