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Stata for Research

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 18:15
Wed, Jan 28, 2015: 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

SSRI~ Workshop: Collecting Primary Qualitative Data

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 18:00
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

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:00
Wed, Jan 28, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

"An Unlikely Friendship": documentary viewing and discussion

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:00
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.

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Software

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 20:00
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: Introduction to ArcGIS

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:00
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

Introduction to ArcGIS

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:00
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

Shared User Service Philosophy Workshop - Follow-up Meeting

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:30
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.

EndNote for Nicholas School Professional Students

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 18:00
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

VFF: Maps of Science Exhibit Tour

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 17:00
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!

Uncharted: Mapping the Spaces Between Disciplines

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:45
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

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00
"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

Designing a Great Course

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 20:00
Thu, Jan 22, 2015: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) How can you keep your course focused on the learning goals you have for your students? How can you ensure that your students are effectively engaged with your course material, and learning to apply it in relevant and discipline-appropriate ways? This working session will focus on creating course learning goals, designi

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:00
Thu, Jan 22, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

Places & Spaces: Mapping Science - Screening of Humanexus

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 17:00
Dr. Katy Börner will host a screening of her semi-documentary animated film, Humanexus, over lunchtime on Thursday, January 22. The film, approximately 13 minutes long, follows the evolution of human communication from the Stone Age to today and beyond. Dr. Börner will lead a discussion after the screening. Lunch will be provided.

Prospects for Accountability in Latin America

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 17:00
This will include speakers Kate Doyle, Jo Marie Burt and Diane Nelson. Free lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to emily.stewart@duke.edu by Wednesday, January 21st at 12 p.m. Kate Doyle is a Senior Analyst of U.S. policy in Latin America at the National Security Archive. She directs several major research projects, including the Guatemala Project, which collects declassified U.S. and Guatemalan government documents on the countries' shared history from 1954, and the Evidence Project, connectin

Places & Spaces: Mapping Science - Opening Keynote and Reception

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 21:00
Dr. Katy Börner, curator of the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit, will give a keynote address to celebrate the opening of the exhibit at Duke. The exhibit, a collection of 100 visualizations showing the beauty and diversity of research results and processes, will be hosted at Duke between January and April, 2015. Maps are hanging in three spaces on campus: the Edge in Bostock Library, the 2nd floor of Bay 11 in Smith Warehouse, and the 3rd floor of Gross Hall. A reception following Dr. B

S-1 Lab / Manifest Data Project

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 20:00
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CIT Office Hours

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:00
Wed, Jan 21, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

SSRI~ Workshop: Best Practices in Survey Question Writing

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:00
This workshop covers the process of writing and testing survey questions in depth. There is no way to be certain that respondents will interpret your questions exactly as you intend and provide the answers you want, but this workshop will introduce what is known about the psychology of survey response and generally accepted best practices for question writing. Topics include how survey mode affects question writing, the potential for bias in questions, appropriate answer options, and writing sur

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