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2010 Schedule of Events


Spring

January 14

Dr. John K. Kruschke: Introduction to Bayesian analysis

2:30-4:30 p.m., Woodburn Hall 200

Dr. Kruschke is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University.

Flier | Presentation Slides | Video


January 21

Stephanie Dickinson: Introduction to SAS Workshop, Part I

3–5 p.m., Library 402

Instructor Stephanie Dickinson is from the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. Registration required. Go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~iscc/SASworkshops.html. WIM is co-sponsoring this software workshop in partnership with the IU Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center.


January 22

Ann McCranie: Social network analysis

10:00-2:30

This workshop is hosted the IU Sociology Department's Indiana Intensive Didactic Seminar. Instructor Ann McCranie is from the Department of Sociology. There are a limited number of spaces. Please contact Shawna Rohrman (srohrman@indiana.edu) for information about registration and location.


January 22

JD Wolfe: Introduction to Stata Workshop

11:00-3:00, Library 402

Instructor JD Wolfe is from the Department of Sociology. .WIM is co-sponsoring this software workshop in partnership with the IU Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. Registration required: link


January 28

Stephanie Dickinson: Introduction to SAS Workshop: Part II

3:00-5:00, Library 402

Instructor Stephanie Dickinson is from the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. WIM is co-sponsoring this software workshop in partnership with the IU Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. Registration required. Go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~iscc/SASworkshops.html


February 5

Erika Hernandez: Introduction to R Workshop

1:00-5:30, Library 402

Instructor Erika Hernandez is from the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. WIM is co-sponsoring this software workshop in partnership with the IU Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. Registration required. Go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~iscc/Rworkshop.html


February 18

Dr. Katherine J. Curtis: Motivations and tools for spatial data analysis

2:00-5:00, Ballantine Hall 118

Dr. Curtis is Assistant Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin. Together with Dr. Paul Voss, she teaches the ICPSR course in spatial regression.

Flier | Presentation slides | Video | GeoDa handout


February 25

Dr. Carole Lee: A Kuhnian perspective on publication biases and low inter-rater reliability

1:30-3:30, Woodburn Hall 200

Dr. Lee is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington. This is the first in a series of WIM-hosted presentations that will address the topic of "Going amiss in scientific research." Thanks to Jutta Schickore (IU - History and Philosophy of Science) for the ideas and the support.

Flier | Presentation slides | Video


March 4

Dr. Douglas J. Wiebe
Workshop in spatial analysis: Measuring exposure to location-based risk factors during daily activities in urban landscapes

2:00-4:30, Woodburn Hall 200

Dr. Wiebe is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Flier | Presentation slides | Video


March 25

James Russell: An introduction to working with SPSS and ArcGIS to map county-level data acquired through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

1:30-2:30, Ballantime Hall 308

James Russell is the Technology Director for Political Science, Data Archive and Interdisciplinary Experimental Laboratory and Official Representative at IU for ICPSR data. Registration required: please contact James Russell (jerussel@indiana.edu)

Flier | Webpage


March 30

Dr. Normand Peladeau: Using Provalis software for qualitative social science research

2:30-5:00, IMU Maple Room

Dr. Peladeau is President of Provalis Research. Flier


April 1

Dr. John H. Stanfield II: Ethical and political considerations in doing research in communities of color

1:30-3:30, Woodburn Hall 200 Cancelled
Dr. Stanfield is Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University. <Flier

 


April 2

Tim Hallett : Demystifying Qualitative Analysis

10:00-2:00, Location TBA WORKSHOP FULL

WIM is co-sponsoring this workshop with the IU Sociology Departments "Indiana Intensive Didactic Seminar." Registration is required and there are only a small number of slots left. Please contact Shawna Rohrman (srohrman@indiana.edu) for registration.

(http://www.indiana.edu/~soc/zbio_Hallett.html)


April 15

Dr. Kenneth C. Land: Age-Period-Cohort analysis: New models, methods, and empirical analyses

3:00-5:00, Woodburn Hall 200
Dr. Land is John Franklin Crowell Professor of Demographic Studies and Sociology at Duke University. Flier | Presentation slides | Video

 



Fall

 


September 3

Dr. J. Scott Long: Workflow management with Stata

2:30-5:00. Woodburn Hall 200

Dr. Long is Distinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Sociology and Statistics at Indiana University.

Flier | Presentation Slides | Video

 


September 4

JD Wolfe: Introduction to Stata Workshop

10:00-2:00. Library 402.

Instructor: JD Wolfe (IU-Sociology). Co-sponsored by the Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center.


September 8

Dr. Karen Kafadar: Exploratory data analysis

4:00-6:00. Woodburn 200
Instructor: Dr. Kafadar is Rudy Professor of Statistics at Indiana University.
   Flier | Presentation Slides | Video

September 11

Introduction to R Workshop

1:00-5:00. Library 402

Instructor: Leslie Blaha (IU-Psychological and Brain Sciences). Co-sponsored by the Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center.


September 17

Introduction to SAS Workshop for Beginners

2:00-4:00. Library 402

nstructor: Stephanie Dickinson (IU-Indiana Statistical Consulting Center). Co-sponsored by the Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center.


September 24

Dr. Patricia Muller and Dr. Mindy Hightower King - Program evaluation research

9:30-11:30. Woodburn Hall 200

Instructor: Dr. Muller is Associate Director and Senior Research Scientist, and Dr. King Senior Research Associate, both at the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University.

Flier | Presentation Slides | Video


September 24

Introduction to SAS: Next Steps

2:00-4:00. Library 402

Instructor: Stephanie Dickinson (IU-Indiana Statistical Consulting Center). Co-sponsored by the Department of Statistics and the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center.


October 1

Social scientists and the media

2:00-4:00. Woodburn Hall 200.

Media relations specialists Tracy James and Steve Chaplin of IU's office of University Communications will host a panel that will provide important advice to social scientists on interacting with the media and transmitting their research findings to the public.

Flier | IU Office of Communications Staff for each school and department | Media tips for researchers | PowerPoint presentation | Video


October 15

Mathematica presentation

12:00-1:00. Woodburn Hall 200 CANCELLED

Come hear a brief presentation about Mathematica software and how it can aid you in your social science research. Hosted by Dr. Armando Razo (IU-Political Science)


October 22

Dr. William G. Jacoby: Effectively using graphs to learn from and present your data

2:00-4:00, Woodburn 200

Dr. Jacoby is Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University, and Research Scientist at ICPSR, where he is Director of the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research.

Flier | References - handout | Graphics - handout | Introduction - slides | Univariate - slides | Bivariate - slides | Multivariate - slides | Video


November 5

Dr. Roddrick Colvin - Working with and obtaining data from "invisible populations"

2:00-4:00 in Woodburn 200

Dr. Colvin is Associate Professor of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.

Flier | Presentation slides | Video


November 10

Dr. Stephen Benard - Experimental methods in the social sciences (with a focus on laboratory experiments)

4:30-6:30 Indiana Memorial Union - Persimmon Room

Dr. Benard is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indiana University.

Flier | PowerPoint presentation | Video


December 3

Dr. Sara Mitchell: Time Series Analysis: Method and Substance: Introductory Workshop on Time Series Analysis

8:30-11:30, Woodburn 200

Dr. Mitchell is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa and teaches the time series class in the ICPSR Summer Program

Flier | PowerPoint presentation | Video


December 3

Dr. David McDowall - Using time series analysis to address substantive topics: What is the average annual crime rate in the United States?

2:00-4:00, Woodburn 200

Dr. McDowall is Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Albany, State University of New York

Flier | PowerPoint presentation | Video


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