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Methods Training and Workshops

ISSR holds free workshops and training sessions 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.

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