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Mon. 5 Feb, 2024

Odum Institute: Introduction to Qualtrics

Mon. 5 Feb, 2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Introduction to Qualtrics

Qualtrics is a powerful browser-based web-survey tool. It is available to all UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff, and students, for UNC-related projects. Qualtrics allows users to build complex surveys, distribute them, and analyze the responses all from one place. This course covers basic Qualtrics functions including creating some of the most common question types, programming display and skip logic, an introduction to “survey flow”, distributing surveys with an anonymous link vs survey mailer, creating and uploading contact lists, project collaboration and creating groups, adding content to Libraries, and downloading data. Other topics include loop and merge as well as preventing fraudulent responses and bot activity.

This is an introductory course and will not cover use of the online analysis tools within Qualtrics. Please note, this is a hands-on course. All participants are required to create a Qualtrics account before the course.


Tue. 6 Feb, 2024

Odum Institute: Methods for Cross Cultural Research

Tue. 6 Feb, 2024 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Methods for Cross Cultural Research

This course will be offered online only. Attendance is required – this course will not be recorded.

Methods for Cross-Cultural Research is a 2.5 hour short-course focused on designing and implementing social science research cross-culturally, with a particular emphasis on collecting interview data. In the face of increasing globalization, concerns for external validity, and the importance of capturing the diversity of human experience, there is a need to consider how to implement research cross-culturally.

In this course, participants will consider different definitions of culture, how research is itself a cultural practice, what perspectives and analytical approaches can be employed in cross-cultural research, as well as best practices in designing and implementing cross-cultural research.


Wed. 7 Feb, 2024

Odum Institute: Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis

Wed. 7 Feb, 2024 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis

This course is designed to develop quantitative research skills with practical applications in social science contexts. It will focus on key topics such as the analysis of ordinary least squares (OLS), methods for estimating bivariate and multivariate regression models, assessing the overall goodness of model fit, and hypothesis and diagnostic tests. Participants will also receive insights into research design, data management, statistical analysis, and interpreting research outcomes.

The course adopts a "learning by doing" approach, delving into major themes in regression analysis through detailed examples. These examples illustrate the practical application of the regression concepts using the statistical program R.


Thu. 8 Feb, 2024

Odum Institute: Dissertation Structure, Organization, and Completion

Thu. 8 Feb, 2024 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dissertation Structure, Organization, and Completion

The Dissertation Structure, Organization, and Completion workshop will focus on a pivotal aspect of doctoral degree completion, the dissertation proposal. Each component of the dissertation proposal defense will be discussed as well as strategies to ensure a successful outcome of this signal event. Workshop participants will learn how academic scholars present research focusing heavily on development of the theoretical framework, conceptual framework and study methodology. The workshop program will share specific academic practices that successful doctoral students employ to describe the proposed area of inquiry and situating the problem in a current context. When strategies and practices are implemented successfully, the dissertation proposal will garner the satisfaction of the dissertation chair, dissertation committee members, and Institutional Review Board.


SSW: The Virus of Racism

Thu. 8 Feb, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Virus of Racism: Understanding Its Threats and Mobilizing Defenses

The focus of this year’s Black History Month Research Series is mental health, physical health and community interventions. David Williams, chair of Harvard University’s Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health. Williams, will open the series with a discussion of racism, the multiple ways it operates in society, and its profound consequences on health. Sponsored by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work.


Fri. 9 Feb, 2024

Rethinking Clinical Trials Grand Rounds: Pragmatic Recruitment of Underrepresented Groups

Fri. 9 Feb, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pragmatic Recruitment of Underrepresented Groups – Experience From the Diuretic Comparison Project

This NIH Collaboratory Rethinking Clinical Trials Grand Rounds features:

Cynthia Hau, MPH
Boston Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center
VA Boston Healthcare System

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Sat. 10 Feb, 2024

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Sun. 11 Feb, 2024

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