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Introduction to Survey Experiments This workshop provides an introduction to conducting survey experiments, including a brief motivation for when and why to use an experiment. The workshop covers common experimental designs, how to design and pretest experimental manipulations, and concludes with a discussion of how to analyze experimental data. Registration required; please click "More Information" below to access the registration form.
Tue, Feb 3, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Explore the basics of the R programming language for statistics and graphing in this introductory workshop. This hands on workshop covers the basics of getting help, loading, managing, graphing, and analyzing data in R. No previous experience with R is required. Course materials will be available before the class for workshop partici
Explore the basics of the R programming language for statistics and graphing in this introductory workshop. This hands on workshop covers the basics of getting help, loading, managing, graphing, and analyzing data in R. No previous experience with R is required. Course materials will be available before the class for workshop participants.
Are you interested in publishing your research, but not sure where to start? Navigating the landscape of scholarly publishing can be challenging, but the Duke Libraries' Scholarly Publishing 101 seminar is designed to allow you to ask a panel of experts on the publishing industry about finding the tools to get your work published. The seminar will feature Kevin Smith, Head of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication at Duke Libraries, Courtney Berger of Duke University Press, and Dr.
Thu, Jan 29, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa
Wed, Jan 28, 2015: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Edge: Digital Studio In this informal show-and-tell digital humanities project presentation Norman Sandridge will describe the efforts to create a holistic online reading experience of Xenophon’s Education of Cyrus (c. 365 BCE): an experience that incorporates literary and historiographic perspectives, that features all available multimedia as well as syntactical and grammatical
This workshop is the second of a two-part sequence introducing the methods and tools of qualitative collection and analysis. In this section of the workshop, students will transform interview transcripts into analyzable data, and will learn foundational skills in qualitative data analysis using NVivo software, which is available at no cost to Duke researchers. Participants will be introduced to the most common coding strategies deployed in social science to analyze data collected through in-
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.
Wed, Jan 28, 2015: 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)
This workshop is the first of a two-part sequence introducing the methods and tools of qualitative collection and analysis. This section of the workshop will provide an overview on the rationales and methods for qualitative data collection with a focus on intensive, open ended interviewing. It will be immediately followed by a second section focused on using NVivo software to apply foundational skills in qualitative data analysis (those familiar with qualitative research are welcome to attend
Wed, Jan 28, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai
Join us for a viewing and discussion of this documentary about a surprising friendship between an embittered KKK leader and an outspoken civil rights activist that developed when they were appointed to co-chair a community committee to resolve problems arising from a court-ordered school desegregation, and that changed race relations and shocked Durham's residents.
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
Do you want to find out how geographic information (GIS) software can aid your research? This class will provide an overview of how ArcGIS software can help you analyze or visualize digital data that has a locational component, as well as discuss starting points for obtaining data and ways for managing your GIS project. Examples will focus on social science data, but attendees are encouraged to ask questions regarding their own needs and will be welcome to make one-on-one appointments later fo
Tue, Jan 27, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Do you want to find out how geographic information (GIS) software can aid your research? This class will provide an overview of how ArcGIS software can help you analyze or visualize digital data that has a locational component, as well as discuss starting points for obtaining data and ways for managing your GIS project. Examples
Tue, Jan 27, 2015: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Perkins Library Room 217 Join your colleagues to consider the best practices and statement of our shared user service philosophy that three sub-teams drafted this fall. We'll begin with coffee and light refreshments and then break into small groups for discussion.
Fri, Jan 23, 2015: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Save research and writing time by learning EndNote, a powerful citation management tool. In this class, you will learn how to automatically enter citations from databases into EndNote and then use EndNote to easily format your citations into bibliographies. Class time will also be spent on how to and when to cite and on wa
The first Visualization Friday Forum of 2015 will feature an introduction to the Places and Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit, which is being hosted at Duke throughout the spring semester. After a short discussion of the history of the exhibit and the Duke venues where the maps can be found, the group will take a tour through the Edge to see 30 of the 100 maps. NOTE: Location will be the Edge, Bostock Library, 1st floor!
This half-day conference will bring together speakers from across campus to discuss the challenges of interdisciplinary research. Paired speakers, covering subject areas from art to neuroscience to social networks to music, will give short presentations on their experiences with projects that bridge gaps between disciplines. Each pair of presentations will be followed by a discussion period, allowing attendees to extend the discussion to additional challenges and opportunities. Lunch will be pro
Screen/Society--Rights! Camera! Action!--"Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" w/ dir. Pamela Yates & producer Paco de Onís
"Granito: How to Nail a Dictator" / (Pamela Yates, 2011, 103 min, the US, Guatemala, Spain, in Spanish and English with English subtitles, Color, DVD)/ "Granito" is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation's turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present. In Granito our characters sift for clues buried in archives of mind and place and historical memory, seeking to uncover a narrative that could unlock the past and settle