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WIM + GMC | Dr. Mintzi Martinez-Rivera, “Decolonial Ethnographic Approaches to Social Justice Research” (March 26, 2021)

This event is offered in partnership with the Graduate Mentoring Center.Dr. Mintzi Auanda Martínez-Rivera is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on March 26th, 2021 14 plays 0  

WIM | Dr. Kosali Simon and Dr. Coady Wing, “How Has COVID-19 Affected Job Markets Worldwide?” (February 26, 2021)

This presentation starts by discussing how COVID-19 has affected job markets worldwide, key questions, methods, and data sources used. I will then focus on the research my colleagues and I have…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on February 26th, 2021 5 plays 0  

WIM | Dr. Richard Benton, “Firm Partisan Political Positioning, Affective Polarization, and Risk Communication: Examining Firms’ Voluntary Disclosures on COVID-19” (February 12, 2021)

COVID-19 is among the most salient issues in the world presently, and for many current executives, it is likely to be among the greatest challenges they will face. Upon entering the U.S. context, the…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on February 13th, 2021 3 plays 0  

WIM | Dr. Julia Rivera Drew, “An Introduction to IPUMS Health Surveys: Harmonized versions of the National Health Interview and Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys” (February 5, 2021)

This talk builds on last week’s introduction to IPUMS, given by my colleague Kari Williams. Targeting social scientists interested in health research, I will provide an in-depth exploration of…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on February 6th, 2021 16 plays 0  

WIM | Kari Williams, "Using IPUMS Data for Health-Related Research" (January 29, 2021)

IPUMS provides free census and survey data from around the world. We receive funding from the NIH and NSF to make data more accessible to researchers by making them comparable across time and space.…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on January 30th, 2021 62 plays 0  

WIM | Helge-Johannes Marahrens, “Text Mining in Python for Social Scientists” (October 23, 2020)

Textual data are central to the social sciences. However, they often require several pre-processing steps before they can be utilized for statistical analyses. This workshop introduces a range of…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 30th, 2020 8 plays 0  

WIM | Helge-Johannes Marahrens and Anne Kavalerchik, "Introduction to Python for Social Scientists" (September 11, 2020)

Python has become the lead instrument for data scientists to collect, clean, and analyze data. As a general-purpose programming language, Python is flexible and well-suited to handle large datasets.…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on September 11th, 2020 35 plays 0  

Helge-Johannes Marahrens, "Introduction to Python for Social Scientists" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2018-02-09)

Friday, February 9, 2018 Helge-Johannes Marahrens, "Introduction to Python for Social Scientists" 2-4pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)This workshop is…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on March 24th, 2018 26 plays 0  

Dr. John K. Kruschke, "Analyzing ordinal data with metric models: What could possibly go wrong?" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2018-03-23)

Friday, March 23, 2018 Dr. John Kruschke, "Analyzing ordinal data with metric models: What could possibly go wrong?" 2-4pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall…

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Dr. Olga Scrivner, "Introduction to Web Scraping with Python" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2018-02-23)

Friday, February 23, 2018 Dr. Olga Scrivner, "Introduction to Web Scraping Using Python" 2-4pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)In this workshop, you will…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on March 24th, 2018 27 plays 0  

Dr. Richard Ball and Norm Medeiros, "Documenting Quantitative Research for Transparency and Reproducibility: Principles and Standards" (IU Workshop in Methods, January 26, 2018)

This talk will present a set of standards for the replication documentation (data, code, and supporting information) that authors should assemble and make public when they release studies reporting…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on March 19th, 2018 6 plays

Justin Wild, "Structural Equation Modeling in Open-Source Software" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2017-12-01)

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) offers flexible statistical models for the social science researcher. A variety of software packages are available for implementing SEM with researchers’…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on March 19th, 2018 9 plays

Jefferson Davis, "The Grammar of Graphics: An Introduction to ggplot2" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2017-10-13)

In The Grammar of Graphics, Leland Wilkinson created a systematic way to think about statistical graphics and the presentation of quantitative data. The package ggplot2 by Hadley Wickham implements…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on November 27th, 2017 32 plays

NaLette Brodnax, "Introduction to Python" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-23)

Python is a widely used, general purpose programming language. This workshop will introduce the basic elements of Python that are commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 7 plays 0  

IU Workshop in Methods: NaLette Brodnax, "Introduction to Web Scraping with Python" (September 30, 2016)

Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries BeautifulSoup…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 8 plays 0  

Dr. Regina Werum, "How Do you Write a Successful Grant Proposal? And Where Are the Funding Opportunities?" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2016-09-02)

Dr. Werum is a former Program Officer (Sociology) for the National Science Foundation. View accompanying materials on IUScholarWorks (presentation slides, event flyer)

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 1 plays 0  

Abhinav Thota, "Introducing graphical access to IU’s supercomputers with Karst Desktop Beta" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2016-01-29)

Supercomputers are designed to use a command line interface and batch processing system. This means users accustomed to modern graphical interfaces must overcome a steep learning curve when switching…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 9 plays 0  

IU Workshop in Methods: Stephanie Dickinson, "Your Statistical Tool Belt" (2014-09-05)

This workshop will give an overview of how to identify what types of data analysis tools to use for a project, along with basic “DIY” instructions. We will discuss the most common…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 4 plays 0  

Dr. Maria Kaylen, "An Introduction to Logistic Regression in Stata" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2014-04-11)

Logistic regression is a commonly used type of analysis in the social sciences and other fields in which the outcome of interest is dichotomous. This workshop takes a hands-on approach to utilizing…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 19 plays 0  

IU Workshop in Methods: Dr. Tim F. Liao, "Visualizing Sequences in the Social Sciences: Relative Frequency Sequence Plots" (2013-04-05)

Visualization is a potentially powerful tool for exploration and complexity reduction of categorical sequence data. This presentation discusses currently available sequence visualization against…

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IU Workshop in Methods: Dr. Tim F. Liao, "Visualizing Sequences in the Social Sciences: Relative Frequency Sequence Plots" (2013-04-05)

Visualization is a potentially powerful tool for exploration and complexity reduction of categorical sequence data. This presentation discusses currently available sequence visualization against…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 7th, 2017 2 plays 0  

Dr. James Ziliak and Dr. Charles Hokayem, "Kentucky Research Data Center Infosession" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2017-09-22)

Friday, September 22, 2017 Dr. James Ziliak and Dr. Charles Hokayem, "Kentucky Research Data Center Infosession" Social Science Research Commons (Woodburn Hall 200), 2pmThe Kentucky…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 3rd, 2017 9 plays

Dr. Robert Calin-Jageman, "The New Statistics and Open Science: How to get started" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2017-09-29)

Recently the Association for Psychological Science revised its publication guidelines to reward Open Science practices and to encourage the use of the “New Statistics” as a better…

From  Group Social Science Research Commons on October 2nd, 2017 14 plays