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SSRI~ Workshop: Effective Survey Design for Online, Paper, and Mixed-mode Questionnaires

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 18:00
This workshop examines questionnaire design for online and paper questionnaires, such as screen layout and appearance, the use of images, and other aspects of the user interface which affect the accuracy of survey results. This course does not include programming, but focuses on the conceptual issues and considerations underpinning questionnaire design for online and paper designs. It also considers the design issues involved in combing such modes can be combined with other data collection mode

Active Learning: Mind Maps, Minute Papers, Jigsaws and More

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 19:00
Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Active learning promotes critical thought, collaboration, and engagement with course materials. Students are asked to set memorization aside, in order to share ideas with colleagues, analyze an argument, and apply theories to real-world situations. We will explore techniques that encourage discussion, problem solving, and

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

DVS Workshop: Stata for Research

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:00
Stata for Research focuses on the core concepts of using stata. This workshop provides a hands on overview of how to load, manage, and analyze data using stata. The workshop will also include a brief introduction to stata graphics as well. No previous experience with stata is required.

Stata for Research

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Oct 22, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Stata for Research focuses on the core concepts of using stata. This workshop provides a hands on overview of how to load, manage, and analyze data using stata. The workshop will al

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 22, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Software

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:00
This workshop offers an introduction to Qualtrics survey software, a package available (at no cost to researchers) for use across Duke's campus and medical center. This powerful, easy-to-use system is a great way to collect information online, whether as part of a research protocol or for administrative purposes such as program evaluation. This workshop will introduce participants to the Qualtrics system, demonstrate how to set up an account, create a questionnaire and access its results. It wi

DVS Workshop: Data Visualization on the Web

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:00
Until recently, most data visualizations were created by installing statistics or visualization software onto our computers. In recent years, however, a number of web-based data visualization tools have been developed. These tools offer many advantages over downloaded software applications - visualizations can be created on PCs or Macs, groups can often collaborate in their creation, and the results can often be shared more easily. This workshop will give a quick overview of several web-based

Data Visualization on the Web

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Oct 21, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Until recently, most data visualizations were created by installing statistics or visualization software onto our computers. In recent years, however, a number of web-based data visualization tools have been developed. These tools offer many advantages over downloaded software applications - visualizations can be created on PCs

Susannah Heschel: Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: The Prophetic Life of Abraham Joshua Heschel

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Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth College) discusses her father's (Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel) legacy as a human rights activist and his archives, which have recently opened here at Duke in the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her scholarship focuses on Jewish-Christian relations in Germany during the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of biblical scholarship, and the history of anti-Semitism. Her numero

DVS Workshop: Splunk for Research Data

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Splunk is a data collection and analysis tool specializing in machine-generated data. Unlike traditional databases, Splunk does not require a "schema" or any kind of up-front description of the data; you simply point it at a text stream, or text file, and it ingests and indexes it automatically. It is particularly effective if your data-type may change in the future; if you need to merge several streams of data with different formats; or if the streams are coming in at different frequencies.

Splunk for Research Data

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Mon, Oct 20, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist: Steve Roden

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 22:30
Join the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library for a public presentation with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist. Roden is a multimedia artist based in Pasadena, California, whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, sound installation, text and performance pieces. He will be visiting Duke for a three-week residency in the Rubenstein Library October 13-30, 2014, to study and engage with archival, manuscript, and other special

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker: Stanley Nelson

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:00
Join us for a public conversation with award-winning documentary filmmaker and 2013 National Humanities Medal recipient Stanley Nelson. The conversation will be facilitated by arts advocate, historic preservationist, author, and accomplished TV interviewer Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel. This is the third installment of the Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series. Reception to follow. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Active Learning Roundtable

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:00
Fri, Oct 17, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) The CIT’s Active Learning Roundtable is an ongoing opportunity for Duke faculty to meet and share ideas. Every three weeks, faculty from around the university are invited to bring ideas and examples of what works in their classroom. We will focus on a range of topics including brief activities suc

Historical GIS

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:00
Fri, Oct 17, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) This class will show some ways that ArcGIS can be used for the analysis and visualiz

DVS Workshop: Historical GIS

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:00
This class will show some ways that ArcGIS can be used for the analysis and visualization of historical spatial data. Topics discussed will be: sources for GIS layers reflecting the past; georeferencing a scanned historic map; creating new layers from scratch based on known locations of features; editing existing GIS layers to reflect former features; and vectorizing a scanned map to create editable features.

Zotero workshop

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 03:00
Thu, Oct 16, 2014: 11:00 PM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Zotero is a citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations. If you have a laptop,

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 16, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

Discussion with Stanley Nelson and Charlie Cobb, moderated by Wesley Hogan and Emilye Crosby

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:30
During his visit to Duke, visiting filmmaker Stanley Nelson will participate in a discussion on the challenges of documenting civil rights with former SNCC field secretary Charlie Cobb, the first activist-in-residence of the SNCC Legacy Project, a partnership between Duke and the history-changing civil rights organization. The conversation will be moderated by Center for Documentary Studies director Wesley Hogan and SUNY-Geneseo Professor Emilye Crosby.

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